Sunday full of sweeps in the NA3HL
Sugar Land 6 @ Euless 0 - Sugar Land had a five-goal lead after two periods and cruised the rest of the way en route to a 6-0 win over Euless. Sugar Land was led by Griffin Eatchel, who registered one goal and one assist. Eatchel scored 3:08 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Sugar Land. Chris Conlin picked up the assist. Sugar Land additionally got points from Luca Valenza, who also registered one goal and one assist. Sugar Land also had goals scored by Frank Muscarella, who had two and Alex Norwinski and Jonathan Adnell, who each put in one. In addition, Sugar Land received assists from Kyle Hooper, who had two and RC Randall, Zac McKenna, Keith Allen, and Matt DeNure, who contributed one each. Tristan Collins made 13 saves for Sugar Land on 13 shots.
Southern Tier 0 @ Pittsburgh 6 - Daniel Lee recorded a shutout against Southern Tier as Pittsburgh picked up a 6-0 win. Pittsburgh got the win thanks to a great game by James Unger, who had one goal and two assists. Unger scored 11:57 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Pittsburgh. Brian Dee assisted on the tally. Pittsburgh additionally got points from Nicholas Lyon, who also tallied two goals and one assist and Dee, who also had one goal and two assists to lead the team in points. Others who scored for Pittsburgh included Brian Grant and Dominick Glavach, who scored one goal each. In addition, Pittsburgh received assists from James Stiles and Gavin Cummings, who each chipped in one.
Toledo 2 @ Metro 3 - Metro survived a determined comeback attempt by Toledo on the way to a 3-2 win. Metro made the score 3-1 on a goal by Chas Distelrath at 5:48 in the second period, and Toledo got as close as 3-2 when Ricky Kwapich scored 10:03 into the third period. Metro forced Toledo goalie Cody Gibson to work between the pipes, taking 33 shots. Others who scored for Metro included Devin Kelly and Kevin Shand, who each put in one. More assists for Metro came via David Chavis, Pearce Vance, Michael Tratar, Chase Sereno, Jason Recchia, and Graham Day, who each chipped in one. Toledo was helped by Ben Hamilton, who tallied one goal. Hamilton scored short handed 3:44 into the second period to make the score 2-1 Metro. In addition, Toledo received assists from David Bogart and Tyler Zalecki, who contributed one each. Austin Kane rejected 22 shots on goal for Metro.
Twin City 9 @ Chicago 2 - Chicago fell behind early, and Twin City kept piling on the points on the way to a 9-2 victory. Tyler Hoff had two goals and one assist to lead Twin City. Hoff scored the first of his two goals at 7:29 into the first period to make the score 2-0 Twin City. Joe Costello picked up the assist. Hoff's next tally made the score 5-1 Twin City with 3:28 left in the first period. Costello assisted on the tally. Twin City also got points from Costello, who also grabbed two goals and two assists. Twin City also got a goal from Marc Sahli as well. More assists for Twin City came via Grant Scharmer, Jared Erickson, and Bennett Witta, who contributed one each, Tristan Mayer and Luc Kreuser, who each chipped in two, and Alex Egle and Jay Paul, who contributed three each. Jon Albers recorded 15 saves for Twin City.
North Iowa 3 @ La Crosse 1 - Kohei Sato registered two points to lead North Iowa to a 3-1 victory over La Crosse. North Iowa additionally got points from Austin Jackson, who also racked up one goal and one assist to lead the team in points. North Iowa also got a goal from Quinn Fuchs as well. In addition, North Iowa received assists from Ryan Durant, Joe Burgmeier, Shane Bernhardson, and Brett Gravelle, who contributed one each. La Crosse was led by Brady Thiering, who scored the team's only goal. Thiering scored 2:51 into the first period to make the score 1-0 La Crosse. Hunter Dolan provided the assist. David Johnson recorded 21 saves for North Iowa. Andrew Wagner made 36 saves for La Crosse on 39 shots.
Peoria 4 @ Cincinnati 1 - Peoria's Austin Wisely had a big offensive game, scoring two goals and contributing one assist in his team's 4-1 win over Cincinnati. Wisely's tallies came at 40 seconds into the second period to make the score 1-0 Peoria and 14:03 into the second to make the score 3-1 Peoria. Others who scored for Peoria included Dane Federighi and Mitchell Macek, who each put in one. Other players who recorded assists for Peoria were Joe Power Wayvon, Levi Armstrong, Chance Homerin, Andrej Buchko, and Braden Stewart, who contributed one each. Cincinnati was led by Brenden Williams, who scored the team's only goal. Williams scored 12:46 into the second period to make the score 2-1 Peoria. Grant Kiepper picked up the assist. Ross Lipic made 17 saves for Peoria on 18 shots. Daniel Dolliver rejected 26 shots on goal for Cincinnati.
Wooster 3 @ West Michigan 6 - Brendon Block netted a hat trick to lead West Michigan over Wooster, 6-3. Block got on the scoresheet 4:31 into the second period. He then added goals at 16:03 into the second and at 17:50 into the third. West Michigan also got points from Corey Siwula, who also grabbed one goal and two assists. West Michigan also had goals scored by Curtis Carlson and John Hayward, who scored one goal each. More assists for West Michigan came via Chase Whallon, who had two, Connor Henderson, who had four, and Mitch Kalleward and Ryan Price, who contributed one each. Wooster was helped by Brandon Scholze, who finished with one goal. Scholze scored on the power play 1:20 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Wooster. Chris Hubbard assisted on the tally. Wooster additionally got points from Zach Bilius, who also registered one goal and one assist to lead the team in points. Wooster also got a goal from Brad Sneed as well. In addition, Wooster received assists from Will Schober, Nick Tobey, Nick Mooney, and Tyler Houmard, who each chipped in one. West Michigan's Samuel Woznicki stopped 39 shots out of the 42 that he faced.