Wooster, Peoria, St. Louis complete Sunday sweeps
Pittsburgh 4 @ Wooster 5 - In a game where neither team could get a cushion, Wooster escaped with a 5-4 victory over Pittsburgh. Wooster gained the winning advantage on a goal by Brad Sneed 17:17 into the third period and hung on until final buzzer. In the losing effort, Pittsburgh was led by Vincent Casale, who registered two goals. Casale scored the first of his two goals on the power play at 22 seconds into the second period to make the score 1-0 Pittsburgh. Brian Dee picked up the assist. Casale's next tally on the power play made the score 4-4 with 7:57 left in the third period. Adam Schaffer provided the assist. Wooster also got points from Will Schober, who also finished with one goal and one assist. Wooster also had goals scored by Trenton Mulnix, Rubin Chavarria, and Tyler Houmard, who each put in one. More assists for Wooster came via Ramsey Mayne, Mike Zenone, Nick Tobey, Zach Bilius, and Brandon Scholze, who contributed one each and Tyler Crites and Tyler Groth, who each chipped in two. Pittsburgh forced Wooster goalie Joe Morgan to work between the pipes, taking 31 shots. Others who scored for Pittsburgh included Dominick Glavach and Gavin Cummings, who scored one goal each. In addition, Pittsburgh received assists from Camron Smith, James Unger, Ryker Barber, Justin Shepherd, and Anthony Szurlej, who contributed one each.
Chicago 1 @ Peoria 11 - Chicago could not stop Peoria's Thomas Kolaz, who tallied a hat trick in an 11-1 win. Kolaz got on the scoresheet 28 seconds into the first period. He then added goals at 7:57 into the first and at 16:15 into the first. Peoria additionally got points from Zach Cox, who also finished with one goal and two assists, Andrej Buchko, who also grabbed one goal and three assists, Austin Wisely, who also racked up three goals and two assists to lead the team in points, and Braden Stewart, who also had one goal and two assists. Mitchell Macek also scored for Peoria. In addition, Peoria received assists from Aaron Siegrist and Mark Candotti, who each chipped in one and Levi Armstrong, Jacob Coovert, and Jason Hoehn, who contributed two each. Derek Fitzgerald recorded 18 saves for Peoria.
Cincinnati 3 @ St. Louis 4 (OT) - Joe Nolan gave St. Louis a 4-3 (OT) victory over Cincinnati when he scored 1:25 into the extra period. St. Louis was led by Nolan, who tallied one goal and one assist. In the losing effort, Cincinnati was paced by Marc Anderson, who had two goals. Anderson scored the first of his two goals at 19:18 into the second period to make the score 2-1 St. Louis. Rory Callihan assisted on the tally. Anderson's next tally made the score 2-2 with 16:28 left in the third period. Shawn Moody picked up the assist. St. Louis forced Cincinnati goalie Daniel Dolliver to work between the pipes, taking 35 shots. St. Louis also got points from Frankie Melton, who also grabbed one goal and one assist. St. Louis also had goals scored by Tomas Loeffelman and CJ Nitchen, who each put in one. Other players who recorded assists for St. Louis were Frankie Cardinale, Teddy Cardinale, and Cameron McAtee, who contributed one each. Cincinnati additionally got points from Callihan, who also registered one goal and one assist to lead the team in points. More assists for Cincinnati came via Justin Bioni and Brenden Williams, who each chipped in one.
Euless 0 @ Louisiana 3 - Louisiana had a two-goal lead after two periods and cruised the rest of the way en route to a 3-0 win over Euless. Jonathan Hebert had a great game for Louisiana, netting two goals. Hebert found the back of the net 14:49 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Louisiana and again while 19:11 into the third to make the score 3-0 Louisiana. Louisiana additionally got points from Jacob Istre, who also registered one goal and one assist. In addition, Louisiana received assists from Davis VanGemerden, who had one. Sean Angle recorded 23 saves for Louisiana. Louisiana registered one goal on three power play opportunities. Euless' Everett Yasinski stopped 22 shots out of the 24 that he faced.