There was no justice Sunday for the Stettler Lightning.
Justis Lowry scored at 5:50 of overtime to give the Blackfalds Wranglers a 4-3 victory over the Lightning and a 2-1 lead in their best-of-seven Northern Division final in the Heritage Junior Hockey League.
Game 4 was scheduled for Tuesday night in Stettler, after the newspaper went to press. For more on that game, visit www.stettlerindependent.com this week.
Jared Guilbault, Dalen Kolybaba and Wally Samson, with a power-play goal, also scored for Blackfalds.
Steven Fletcher, Jake Schwarzenberger and Dylan Houston replied for Stettler, which received a 39-save effort from Simon Thieleman.
The Lightning fired 31 shots at Wranglers goalie Thomas Isaman.
After winning the series-opener 3-2 on the road last Wednesday, Stettler suffered a 3-0 loss on home ice Friday.
Isaman made 37 stops for the shutout, while Thieleman blocked 41 in the Stettler net.
Kolybaba, Matthew Johnson, Jordan Freake — on the power play — netted the Blackfalds goals.
Game 5 is slated for Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in Blackfalds.
If a sixth game is needed, it would be played in Stettler on Saturday at 7:30 p.m., with a seventh game scheduled for Blackfalds next Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.