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Saturday Scores: Steel pick up sweep

September 20, 2015

James Hale had a big weekend to lead Twin City to a weekend sweep of Rochester.

Saturday Box Scores
 
North Iowa 1 @ Wisconsin 2 (OT) - Wisconsin's Peter Henderson scored 2:05 into overtime to beat North Iowa, 2-1 (OT). Wisconsin's Evan Moyse was a brick wall in net, as he came up with 25 saves and let only one puck past him. Wisconsin was paced by Henderson, who grabbed one goal and one assist. Brandon Rozema also scored for Wisconsin. In addition, Wisconsin received assists from Nathan Viberg, who had one. North Iowa was led by Eric Piatt, who scored the team's only goal. Piatt scored 4:32 into the third period to make the score 1-0 North Iowa. Jack Stang provided the assist. Tommi Ahlgren recorded 38 saves for North Iowa.
 
Southern Tier 0 @ Pittsburgh 3 - Behind a great game by Auston Palumbo, who had two goals, Pittsburgh defeated Southern Tier, 3-0. Palumbo scored at 10:02 into the second period to make the score 1-0 Pittsburgh and again while 14:36 into the second to make the score 2-0 Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh forced Southern Tier goalie Tyler Geloneck to work between the pipes, taking 55 shots. Pittsburgh additionally got points from Kenny White, who also registered one goal and one assist to lead the team in points. In addition, Pittsburgh received assists from Dominick Glavach, who had one and Adam Schaffer, who had two. Jacob Stack rejected 23 shots on goal for Pittsburgh. Geloneck recorded 52 saves for Southern Tier.
 
Toledo 1 @ Cincinnati 3 - Cincinnati, which opened up their new era at Cincinnati Gardens, weathered Toledo's power play opportunities and emerged with a 3-1 victory. Cincinnati was led by Jacob Friedman, who racked up one goal. Friedman scored 7:58 into the third period to make the score 2-1 Cincinnati. Grant Kiepper assisted on the tally. Others who scored for Cincinnati included Marc Anderson and Albert Janele, who each put in one. In addition, Cincinnati received assists from Taylor Hamilton and Brady Kiplinger, who each chipped in one. Toledo was led by Tyler Zalecki, who scored the team's only goal. Zalecki scored 18:33 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Toledo. Daniel Dolliver recorded 15 saves for Cincinnati. Jeremy Hamerquist made 16 saves for Toledo on 18 shots.
 
West Michigan 1 @ Metro 2 (SO) - Three periods of regulation and an overtime session were not enough to settle matters as Metro defeated West Michigan in a shootout 2-1 (1-0 SO). Metro was led by goalie Trevor Kalinowski, who finished with 35 saves while allowing one goal. Metro forced West Michigan goalie Samuel Woznicki to work between the pipes, taking 36 shots. Metro was led by Kevin Shand, who finished with one goal. Shand scored 11:06 into the third period to make the score 1-0 Metro. Michael Tratar assisted on the tally. West Michigan was led by Brendon Block, who scored the team's only goal. Block scored 16:35 into the third period to make the score 1-1. Justin Bloomfield picked up the assist. Woznicki rejected 34 shots on goal for West Michigan.
 
St. Louis 4 @ Peoria 2 - St. Louis, which led by three goals at one point, survived a comeback attempt by Peoria and clinched a 4-2 victory. St. Louis led by three goals at one point and ended with the victory. The largest advantage in the game came when St. Louis' Sam Maddox scored on the power play at 18:11 in the third period. St. Louis was led by Frankie Cardinale, who grabbed one goal. Cardinale scored 10:52 into the third period to make the score 3-2 St. Louis. Alex Klaesner picked up the assist. St. Louis also got points from Frankie Melton, who also finished with one goal and one assist and Zach Mitchell, who also registered one goal and one assist. In addition, St. Louis received assists from Austin Dempski, who had one. Peoria kept St. Louis' goalie busy throughout the game, and Zach Young made 33 saves on 35 shots. Peoria was led by Chance Homerin, who had two goals. Homerin scored the first of his two goals on the power play at 9:44 into the second period to make the score 1-0 Peoria.
 
Chicago 3 @ La Crosse 5 - La Crosse came close to giving away a four-goal lead to Chicago, but did just enough to escape with a 5-3 victory. La Crosse led by four goals at one point and ended with the victory. The largest advantage in the game came when La Crosse's Ben Henderson scored on the power play at 17:00 in the first period to put La Crosse up 4-0. Henderson had a great game for La Crosse, netting two goals. La Crosse also got points from Taylor Trapp, who also grabbed one goal and one assist. La Crosse also had goals scored by JP Eykyn and Jacob St. Andre, who scored one goal each. In addition, La Crosse received assists from Alexander Rickoff, Hunter Dolan, Daniel Toycen, Grant Scharmer, Dylan Goggin, and Hunter Breza, who each chipped in one. Chicago was helped by Stefan Vlad, who finished with one goal. Vlad scored 3:43 into the second period to make the score 4-2 La Crosse. David Rutkowski provided the assist. Chicago additionally got points from Timothy Hoffenkamp, who also tallied one goal and one assist to lead the team in points. Scott Coash Jr. also scored for Chicago. Other players who recorded assists for Chicago were Michael Howard, who had two. La Crosse's Andrew Wagner stopped 36 shots out of the 39 that he faced.
 
Nashville 6 @ Atlanta 3 – Nashville picked up a weekend sweep of the Capitals in Atlanta. Michael Redmond had two goals for the Jr. Predators.
 
Louisiana 5 @ Sugar Land 2 - Tucker Alspaugh had two goals and one assist to lead Louisiana to a 5-2 victory over Sugar Land. Alspaugh scored on the power play at 8:31 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Louisiana and again while 18:58 into the third to make the score 4-2 Louisiana. Louisiana additionally got points from Dante Juris, who also had one goal and two assists. Louisiana also had goals scored by Mitch Dolese and Jeremy Brown, who each put in one. Other players who recorded assists for Louisiana were Jacob Istre, Joshua Lodatto, and Davis VanGemerden, who each chipped in one. Sugar Land was helped by Matt Cozzan, who finished with one goal. Cozzan scored 10:41 into the first period to make the score 1-1. Nicholas Krivokuca assisted on the tally. Sugar Land also got a goal from Luca Valenza as well. In addition, Sugar Land received assists from Trevor Wolf and RC Randall, who contributed one each. Louisiana's Logan Quebedeaux stopped 34 shots out of the 36 that he faced. Kevin Mackey made 23 saves for Sugar Land on 26 shots.
 
Twin City 7 @ Rochester 2 - Rochester failed to take advantage of its power play opportunities and Twin City shook off a number of penalties to win, 7-2. Twin City was led by Jared Erickson, who registered one goal. Erickson scored 25 seconds into the third period to make the score 3-2 Twin City. Twin City additionally got points from Joe Costello, who also finished with one goal and one assist to lead the team in points. Twin City also had goals scored by James Hale, who had two and Fritz Belisle, Tristan Mayer, and Jay Paul, who each put in one. More assists for Twin City came via Luc Kreuser, Colin Huffman, Trevor Woytcke, Tom Reilly, and Bennett Witta, who contributed one each. Rochester was helped by Jiri Trubacik, who racked up one goal. Trubacik scored 6:08 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Rochester. Rochester also got a goal from Dan Trageser as well. In addition, Rochester received assists from Dominik Bogdzuil and Griffen Buck, who each chipped in one. Jon Albers rejected 19 shots on goal for Twin City.
 
Minnesota 4 @ Breezy Point 3 (SO) - Three periods of regulation and an overtime session were not enough to settle matters as Minnesota defeated Breezy Point in a shootout 4-3 (2-1 SO). The two teams needed 12 turns to complete the shootout. Breezy Point's shootout goal was scored by Tyler Larwood. Minnesota also got a shootout goal from Jacob Aberwald. Minnesota overcame a two-goal deficit to capture the victory. Minnesota was down 3-1 after a goal by Breezy Point's Josh Laven at 19:54 in the first period. Minnesota tied things up at 3-3 on a power play goal by Alec Skar at 7:33 in the second period. Minnesota additionally got points from Jace Cseter, who also racked up one goal and one assist. Other players who recorded assists for Minnesota were Kenneth Miller and Ty Ennis, who contributed one each. Breezy Point also got a goal from Sean Viti as well. In addition, Breezy Point received assists from Cory Dennis, who had two and Billy Nichol and Austin Langworthy, who each chipped in one. Dakota McDonald recorded 44 saves for Minnesota.
 
Point Mallard 8 @ Evansville 2 - A four-goal first period deficit cost Evansville, which could not recover and fell to Point Mallard, 8-2. Justin Dunn was all over the ice for Point Mallard, as he tallied two goals and two assists in the win. Dunn scored the first of his two goals at 15:32 into the first period to make the score 3-0 Point Mallard. Josh Hamilton provided the assist. Dunn's next tally made the score 7-0 Point Mallard with 11:51 left in the third period. Hamilton assisted on the tally. Point Mallard additionally got points from Jake Cox, who also registered one goal and two assists, Stephen Coulter, who also had one goal and two assists, Gabor Belenyesi, who also racked up one goal and one assist, and Scott Jacobson, who also tallied one goal and two assists. Point Mallard also had goals scored by Cameron Hamblett and Justin Clark, who each put in one. More assists for Point Mallard came via Nicholas Strom, who had one and Justin Delisle, who had two. Others who scored for Evansville included Joey Sorenson and Brandon Bornkamp, who scored one goal each. In addition, Evansville received assists from Jon Grimm, Brian Crink, Jacob Koviak, and Brett Siewertsen, who each chipped in one.
 
Alexandria 1 @ Granite City 4 - Behind a great game by Trevor Cornelious, who had two goals, Granite City defeated Alexandria, 4-1. Cornelious' tallies came on the power play at 4:17 into the second period to make the score 2-0 Granite City and on the power play 12:47 into the second to make the score 3-1 Granite City. Others who scored for Granite City included Tommy Giller and Lucas Carroll, who each put in one. In addition, Granite City received assists from Logan Neu, who had two and Tyler Mros, Braden Altena, Tanner Skaja, and Kevin Finley, who each chipped in one. Alexandria was led by Mason Hautala, who scored the team's only goal. Hautala scored on the power play 5:43 into the second period to make the score 2-1 Granite City. A tripping penalty on Mathew Sprink had put Alexandria on the power play. Trent Olson assisted on the tally. Robbie Goor made 12 saves for Granite City on 13 shots.
 
Euless 0 @ Texas 5 - Texas jumped out to a four-point advantage by the end of the first period and beat Euless, 5-0. Bryan Whelan had two goals and one assist to lead Texas. Whelan scored the first of his two goals at 2:10 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Texas. Ryan Dunner picked up the assist. Whelan's next tally made the score 5-0 Texas with 17:45 left in the third period. Jacob Elrod assisted on the tally. Kyle Galloway also scored for Texas. In addition, Texas received assists from Zack Andersen, who had two and Matt Araujo, Oliver Hay, and Chase Deacon, who each chipped in one. Tyler Myers rejected nine shots on goal for Texas.
 
Helena 7 @ Glacier 1 - Helena had a four-goal lead after two periods and cruised the rest of the way en route to a 7-1 win over Glacier. Helena was led by Connor Dunn, who racked up one goal and one assist. Dunn scored 7:33 into the first period to make the score 2-0 Helena. Brandon Mills provided the assist. Helena additionally got points from Ryan Daugherty, who also registered one goal and one assist and Mills, who also had one goal and one assist. Helena also had goals scored by Riley Keays, who had two and Benjamin Kraus and Cody Vanthournout, who each put in one. More assists for Helena came via Johnny Bonta, who had two and Bryan Knesel, Jack Dolan, Michael Ballard, John Greer, and Blake Babineau, who each chipped in one. Helena's Adam Ranck stopped 24 shots out of the 25 that he faced.
 
 
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