The Aces find their way back in game two, but fall to the Condors 3-2 in overtime.
Prior to the third period the Condors held a 2-0 lead with goals by Jordan Knackstedt and Chris Collins.
Alaska's hope was restored when Evan Trupp scored 15 minutes into the third to put Alaska on the board. With seven minutes to go in regulation, Brendan Connolly scored the equalizer to send the game to overtime.
The Condors' Gary Steffes scored within three minutes to give Bakersfield the 3-2 win in overtime.
The series is tied 1-1. Game three is set for 6 p.m. Friday at Bakersfield.