Both teams played a tight game in their own zone in the first two periods. Neither team could score with both goalies, James Leonard and Chris Solecki, playing solid games in net.
Fernie got the first goal of the game when Aaron Neufeld scored after the puck took an odd bounce and ended up in the net.
The Rockets were hit with a late penalty that the Ghostriders took advantage of when Ben Primeau scored.
The Rockets could not mount a comeback and Solecki stopped 31 shots for the shutout.
The teams will face-off on Tuesday, March 12 in Goldon with the game starting at 7:30 p.m.