The Trail Smoke Eaters fell to the Vernon Vipers 6-3 in the Silver City Wednesday night.
It was the Smokies’ sixth straight loss of the season the the Vipes.
Vernon jumped out to a 4-1 lead but Trail battled back to make it 4-3.
However, a late major penalty to the Smokies allowed the visitors to seel the deal.
The orange and black get another crack at their divisional rival Friday in Vernon.