Whalers complete sweep of Mustangs on Sunday
Wisconsin 6 @ Peoria 5 - Peoria tried to dig itself out of a three-goal hole, but Wisconsin held on for a 6-5 victory. Wisconsin made the score 6-3 on a goal by Taylor Dickert at 7:47 in the second period, and Peoria got as close as 6-5 when Lorenzo Santiago scored 2:12 into the third period. Wisconsin was led by Peter Henderson, who registered three goals and two assists. Wisconsin additionally got points from Nathan Viberg, who also tallied one goal and one assist and Russel Barone, who also had one goal and three assists. In addition, Wisconsin received assists from Clayton Brown, who had two and Thomas Hanson and Ben Ratner, who each chipped in one. Peoria forced Wisconsin goalie Max McConnell to work between the pipes, taking 38 shots. Peoria was led by Anthony Iacullo, who tallied two goals. Iacullo scored the first of his two goals on the power play at 14:45 into the first period to make the score 2-2. Iacullo's next tally on the power play made the score 4-3 Wisconsin with 16:07 left in the second period. Thomas Kolaz picked up the assist. Others who scored for Peoria included Levi Armstrong and Andrej Buchko, who scored one goal each. More assists for Peoria came via Chance Homerin and Jason Hoehn, who contributed one each.
Louisiana 0 @ Point Mallard 8 - Point Mallard had a six-goal lead after two periods and cruised the rest of the way en route to an 8-0 win over Louisiana. Point Mallard was led by Cody LaValley, who registered one goal. LaValley scored 3:00 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Point Mallard. Point Mallard also got points from Grant Dukus, who also grabbed one goal and two assists to lead the team in points. Others who scored for Point Mallard included Jake Cox, Josh Hamilton, Stephen Coulter, Justin Dunn, Cameron Hamblett, and Justin Clark, who each put in one. In addition, Point Mallard received assists from Andrew Doepp and Jake Champaign, who contributed one each and Justin Delisle and Matt Darnell, who each chipped in two. Josh Martin recorded 17 saves for Point Mallard.
Gillette 0 @ Great Falls 4 - Ricards Bernhards was all over the ice for Great Falls, as he tallied two goals and two assists in Great Falls' 4-0 win over Gillette. Bernhards scored at 6:57 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Great Falls and again while 16:31 into the first to make the score 2-0 Great Falls. Great Falls was boosted by Lauren Massie, who turned in a shutout with 31 saves. Great Falls additionally got points from Wade Wylie, who also had one goal and one assist and Tanner Congdon, who also racked up one goal and one assist. Other players who recorded assists for Great Falls were Tyler Garcia, who had one.
Sugar Land 3 @ Texas 2 - Sugar Land and Texas were evenly matched throughout their contest, but Sugar Land made the most of its opportunities and won, 3-2. Neither team gained more than a one-goal lead, and RC Randall's goal in the third period proved to be the difference maker. Sugar Land was paced by Randall, who finished with one goal. Randall scored on the power play 6:41 into the third period to make the score 3-2 Sugar Land. Frank Muscarella picked up the assist. Sugar Land additionally got points from Jonathan Adnell, who also racked up one goal and one assist. Luca Valenza also scored for Sugar Land. In addition, Sugar Land received assists from Dylan Dix, Jake Garman, and Trevor Wolf, who contributed one each. Texas was helped by Garrett Culps, who registered one goal. Culps scored 4:31 into the third period to make the score 2-2. Hunter Frado assisted on the tally. Texas also got a goal from Victor Ekk as well. Ryan OToole recorded 26 saves for Sugar Land. Tyler Myers made 19 saves for Texas on 22 shots.