Jr. Blues complete sweep of Ducks on Sunday
Point Mallard 2 @ St. Louis 4 - Point Mallard tried to dig itself out of a three-goal hole, but St. Louis held on for a 4-2 victory. St. Louis made the score 4-1 on a goal by Tomas Loeffelman at 19:17 in the third period, and Point Mallard got as close as 4-2 when Austin Weber scored 19:31 into the third period. Alex Klaesner had two goals and one assist to lead St. Louis. Klaesner scored the first of his two goals at 17:44 into the first period to make the score 2-0 St. Louis. Sam Maddox assisted on the tally. Klaesner's next tally made the score 3-1 St. Louis with 13:48 left in the third period. CJ Nitchen picked up the assist. Daniel Dunaway also scored for St. Louis. More assists for St. Louis came via Ryan Reader and Brian Schumacher, who contributed one each. Point Mallard kept St. Louis' goalie busy throughout the game, and Zach Young made 40 saves on 42 shots. Point Mallard was helped by Justin Clark, who had one goal. Clark scored on the power play 1:28 into the second period to make the score 2-1 St. Louis. Josh Hamilton assisted on the tally. In addition, Point Mallard received assists from Matt Goodman, who had one.
Evansville 0 @ Peoria 4 - Austin Wisely was all over the ice for Peoria, as he tallied one goal and three assists in Peoria's 4-0 win over Evansville. Wisely scored 4:21 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Peoria. Levi Armstrong picked up the assist. Wisely dished an assist on Thomas Kolaz's goal that made the score 2-0 Peoria at 6:07 into the second period. He then added assists on Armstrong's goal at 8:25 into the second and on Armstrong's goal at 11:21 into the second. Peoria additionally got points from Armstrong, who also registered two goals and one assist. Other players who recorded assists for Peoria were Jason Hoehn, who had four. Ross Lipic rejected 21 shots on goal for Peoria. Evansville's Brian Forness stopped 23 shots out of the 27 that he faced.
Toledo 0 @ Metro 5 - Metro had a two-goal lead after two periods and cruised the rest of the way en route to a 5-0 win over Toledo. Metro was led by Graham Day, who registered one goal. Day scored 4:34 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Metro. Jacob Drinkard picked up the assist. Metro also got points from Pearce Vance, who also tallied one goal and one assist to lead the team in points. Others who scored for Metro included David Chavis, Cam Schwartz, and Devin Kelly, who each put in one. In addition, Metro received assists from Jacob Gwillim, Stefan Boskovic, Marc Schwartz, Michael Tratar, Chase Sereno, Jason Newel, and Jason Recchia, who contributed one each. Jacob Gwillim made 22 saves for Metro on 22 shots.
Nashville 5 @ Cincinnati 2 - Dylan Schmidt had two goals and one assist to lead Nashville to a 5-2 victory over Cincinnati. Schmidt's tallies came at 1:12 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Nashville and 8:34 into the second to make the score 3-0 Nashville. Nashville additionally got points from Trent Kulczyk, who also finished with one goal and one assist and Colton Anderson, who also racked up one goal and one assist. Nashville also got a goal from Shane Dunsmore as well. Other players who recorded assists for Nashville were Nicholas Redmon, who had one and Brock James, who had two. Cincinnati was led by Brenden Williams, who had one goal. Williams scored 11:27 into the third period to make the score 4-2 Nashville. Taylor Hamilton picked up the assist. Marc Anderson also scored for Cincinnati. In addition, Cincinnati received assists from Andrew Kraska, Nicholas Lupacchino, and Shawn Moody, who contributed one each. Nicholas Ottenbacher recorded 17 saves for Nashville.
Wooster 1 @ West Michigan 5 - West Michigan had a four-goal lead after two periods and cruised the rest of the way en route to a 5-1 win over Wooster. Justin Bloomfield was all over the ice for West Michigan, as he tallied two goals and one assist in the win. Bloomfield scored the first of his two goals on the power play at 15:56 into the first period to make the score 2-0 West Michigan. Corey Siwula provided the assist. Bloomfield's next tally on the power play made the score 5-0 West Michigan with 19:26 left in the third period. Siwula picked up the assist. West Michigan was led by goalie Joe Licata, who finished with 37 saves while allowing one goal. West Michigan additionally got points from Dakota Ulmer, who also finished with one goal and two assists and Ryan Price, who also grabbed one goal and one assist. Noah Keener also scored for West Michigan. Other players who recorded assists for West Michigan were TJ Krajewski, who had one and Christopher Hazen, who had two.