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Saturday Scores: Toledo punches ticket to playoffs

February 21, 2016

Ricky Kwapich helped his team clinch a playoff berth.

Saturday Box Scores

Atlanta 6 @ Nashville 1 - Atlanta, which found itself down a man often, weathered Nashville's power play opportunities and emerged with a 6-1 victory. Atlanta was led by Andrew Cooley, who grabbed one goal and one assist. Cooley scored on the power play 1:09 into the second period to make the score 2-0 Atlanta. Kyle Rimbach provided the assist. Atlanta also got points from Arturas Laukaitis, who also finished with one goal and two assists to lead the team in points. Atlanta also had goals scored by Riley Hummitsch, Drake Cartwright, Alex Johanson, and Ryan Dumond, who scored one goal each. In addition, Atlanta received assists from Drew Kelly, Jesse Brown, Ross Bartlett, and Colin OConnor, who each chipped in one and Philip Pugliese and Evan Camba, who contributed two each. Corey Boettcher rejected 22 shots on goal for Atlanta.

Peoria 10 @ Chicago 3 - Anthony Iacullo was all over the ice for Peoria, as he tallied four goals and one assist in Peoria's 10-3 win over Chicago. Iacullo's first goal came 22 seconds into the second period. He then added goals at 6:21 into the second, at 11:55 into the second, and at 46 seconds into the third. Peoria also got points from Jack Power Wayvon, who also finished with two goals and one assist, Austin Wisely, who also registered three goals and one assist, and Nathan Marlow, who also tallied one goal and one assist. Other players who recorded assists for Peoria were Joe Power Wayvon, Levi Armstrong, Jacob Coovert, Chance Homerin, Jason Hoehn, and Braden Stewart, who contributed one each and Dane Federighi and Andrej Buchko, who each chipped in two. Chicago was helped by Ryne Wiederer, who racked up one goal. Wiederer scored 4:47 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Chicago. Timothy Hoffenkamp picked up the assist. Chicago additionally got points from Matt Greco, who also had one goal and one assist. Matt Bukovsky also scored for Chicago. In addition, Chicago received assists from Jake Borth, Kevin Ely, and Bryce Freel, who contributed one each. Derek Fitzgerald recorded 20 saves for Peoria.

Southern Tier 2 @ Pittsburgh 3 (OT) - Vincent Casale gave Pittsburgh a 3-2 (OT) victory over Southern Tier when he scored 3:59 into the extra period. Casale had two goals to lead Pittsburgh to victory. Perry Shiring also scored for Pittsburgh. More assists for Pittsburgh came via Nicholas Lyon, who had one and James Stiles, who had two. Southern Tier was helped by Luke Grossman, who tallied one goal. Grossman scored 17:54 into the third period to make the score 2-2. Hunter Kepple assisted on the tally. Southern Tier also got a goal from Nicholas Wilcox as well. In addition, Southern Tier received assists from Joseph Gerace, who had one. Jacob Stack made 19 saves for Pittsburgh on 21 shots. Ryan Pascarella recorded 48 saves for Southern Tier.

Sugar Land 3 @ Point Mallard 4 - The game between Point Mallard and Sugar Land was tight through all 60 minutes, but in the end Point Mallard emerged with a 4-3 win. No lead was more than one goal during the contest, and the winning goal was scored by Justin Dunn at 5:53 of the third period. Dunn had a great game for Point Mallard, netting two goals. Point Mallard kept Sugar Land's goalie busy throughout the game, and Tristan Collins made 72 saves on 76 shots. Point Mallard also had goals scored by Stephen Coulter and Justin Clark, who each put in one. In addition, Point Mallard received assists from Jake Cox, Grant Dukus, Austin Weber, Justin Delisle, Matt Goodman, and Matt Darnell, who contributed one each. Sugar Land was led by Jonathan Adnell, who tallied one goal and one assist. Adnell scored 4:37 into the third period to make the score 3-3. Zac McKenna assisted on the tally. Sugar Land also got points from Luca Valenza, who also racked up one goal and one assist. Kenny Garrett also scored for Sugar Land. Other players who recorded assists for Sugar Land were RC Randall and Matt DeNure, who each chipped in one. Josh Martin made 10 saves for Point Mallard on 13 shots.

West Michigan 4 @ Metro 7 - Mathias Tellstrom had two goals and one assist to lead Metro to a 7-4 victory over West Michigan. Tellstrom scored at 2:00 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Metro and again while 6:51 into the second to make the score 3-2 Metro. Metro also got points from David Chavis, who also finished with one goal and three assists to lead the team in points, Jacob Gleason, who also grabbed one goal and one assist, and Kevin Shand, who also had one goal and two assists. Others who scored for Metro included Robert Flannery and Matt Dempsey, who each put in one. In addition, Metro received assists from Cam Schwartz, Pearce Vance, and Jacob Drinkard, who contributed one each and Michael Tratar and Devin Kelly, who each chipped in two. West Michigan kept Metro's goalie busy throughout the game, and Kameron Limburg made 28 saves on 32 shots. West Michigan was helped by Mitch Campbell, who racked up one goal. Campbell scored 1:13 into the second period to make the score 2-1 Metro. Tyler McMahon assisted on the tally. Curtis Carlson also scored for West Michigan. Other players who recorded assists for West Michigan were Zach Hand, TJ Krajewski, and Devin Farkas, who contributed one each and Brendon Block and Corey Siwula, who each chipped in two.

Toledo 5 @ Wooster 3 - Toledo gutted out a close 5-3 win against Wooster. No lead was more than two goals during the contest, and the winning goal was scored by Austin Turner at 15:13 of the third period. Ricky Kwapich had two goals to lead Toledo to victory. Kwapich found the back of the net 6:34 into the second period to make the score 2-1 Toledo and again while 15:50 into the third to make the score 5-3 Toledo. Toledo additionally got points from Isaiah Crawford, who also finished with one goal and one assist and Josh Somers, who also registered one goal and two assists to lead the team in points. In addition, Toledo received assists from David Bogart, Josh Smith, Dan Hudy, Nikolas Verbosky, and Tristin Snyder, who contributed one each. Wooster was helped by Christian Miller, who racked up one goal. Miller scored on the power play 6:24 into the third period to make the score 3-2 Wooster. Brad Sneed assisted on the tally. Others who scored for Wooster included Noah Keener and Will Schober, who scored one goal each. More assists for Wooster came via Daniel Nugent, who had two and Mike Zenone and Nick Mooney, who each chipped in one. Cody Gibson made 16 saves for Toledo on 19 shots.

Rochester 4 @ Twin City 11 - Yannick Zehnder had two goals and one assist to lead Twin City to an 11-4 victory over Rochester. Zehnder scored at 11:38 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Twin City and again while 17:49 into the first to make the score 2-0 Twin City. Twin City additionally got points from Tyler Nystrom, who also had one goal and three assists, Fritz Belisle, who also registered two goals and two assists to lead the team in points, Jared Erickson, who also grabbed one goal and two assists, Nicholas Campbell, who also finished with one goal and one assist, Joe Costello, who also finished with two goals and one assist, and Luc Kreuser, who also registered one goal and two assists. Tristan Mayer also scored for Twin City. In addition, Twin City received assists from Paul Stehr, Adam Vannelli, and Bennett Witta, who contributed one each and Zak Lambrecht, Alex Egle, and Luke Perunovich, who each chipped in two. Rochester's offense rang up 40 shots on Twin City's net. Twin City's Nathan Siclovan stopped 36 shots out of the 40 that he faced.

North Iowa 1 @ Wisconsin 3 - Wisconsin took the lead against North Iowa in the first period and maintained it until the end of the game to secure a tight 3-1 victory. Wisconsin took over the lead for good with a goal by Jake McNamara at 4:38 in the first period. Peter Henderson assisted on the tally. Wisconsin was led by goalie Ian Dvorak, who finished with 48 saves while allowing one goal.  Wisconsin also got points from Thomas Hanson, who also finished with one goal and one assist. North Iowa was led by Joe Burgmeier, who scored the team's only goal. Burgmeier scored 17:04 into the second period to make the score 2-1 Wisconsin. Quinn Fuchs picked up the assist. Tommi Ahlgren recorded 47 saves for North Iowa.

Evansville 4 @ Cincinnati 9 - Albert Janele was all over the ice for Cincinnati, as he tallied two goals in Cincinnati's 9-4 win over Evansville. Janele's tallies came at 7:54 into the second period to make the score 2-1 Cincinnati and 18:33 into the second to make the score 5-3 Cincinnati. Cincinnati additionally got points from Hunter Schneider, who also tallied one goal and two assists to lead the team in points, Brenden Williams, who also had one goal and one assist, and Rory Callihan, who also registered one goal and one assist. Cincinnati also had goals scored by Kyle Kinnaman, James Frantz, Adam Meister, and Arsenii Vashchuk, who each put in one. In addition, Cincinnati received assists from Trevor Veneklase, who had two and Justin Bioni, Darcy Robinson, Andrew Kraska, Nicholas Lupacchino, and Tyler Simon, who each chipped in one. Evansville was led by Brandon Rozema, who tallied two goals. Rozema scored the first of his two goals at 7:00 into the second period to make the score 1-0 Evansville. Zach Faith picked up the assist. Rozema's next tally made the score 2-2 with 9:33 left in the second period. Jon Grimm assisted on the tally. Others who scored for Evansville included Brandon Bornkamp and Mathieu Laforest, who scored one goal each. More assists for Evansville came via Brian Crink, Steven Rutherford, and Cedric Calhoun, who contributed one each. Cincinnati's Tyler Geloneck stopped 19 shots out of the 23 that he faced.

Breezy Point 7 @ Minnesota 4 - Minnesota could not stop Breezy Point's Josh Laven, who tallied a hat trick in a 7-4 win. Laven's first goal came 7:31 into the first period. He then added goals at 2:07 into the second and at 9:55 into the third. Breezy Point additionally got points from Ryan Mezera, who also grabbed one goal and two assists. Others who scored for Breezy Point included Christian Lenzmeier, Tyler Larwood, and Seyia Hayata, who scored one goal each. In addition, Breezy Point received assists from Cyril Nagurski, Jarett Green, Nick Blanchette, Adam Lund, and Reise Kieffer, who each chipped in one and Jake Tomkowiak and Torin Foundos, who contributed two each. Minnesota was helped by Joe Guimont, who registered one goal and one assist. Guimont scored 9:02 into the second period to make the score 4-3 Minnesota. Ty Ennis provided the assist. Minnesota also got points from Ennis, who also racked up one goal and one assist. Minnesota also had goals scored by Tre Opack and Jacob Aberwald, who each put in one. More assists for Minnesota came via Ryan Conybear, who had two and Tyler Leverty, Jacob Cox, Frankie Moore, and Alec Skar, who each chipped in one.

Louisiana 6 @ Euless 1 - Louisiana's Evan Hale had a big offensive game, scoring one goal and contributing two assists in his team's 6-1 win over Euless. Hale beat Thomas Bailey with a shot 10:36 into the second period to make the score 2-1 Louisiana. Ian Hale picked up the assist. Hale dished an assist on Hale's goal that made the score 4-1 Louisiana at 13:14 into the second period. He added another helper on Tommy Margolis's goal that made the score 6-1 Louisiana at 12:32 into the third period. Louisiana's Logan Quebedeaux was a brick wall in net, as he came up with 34 saves and let only one puck past him.  Louisiana additionally got points from Margolis, who also finished with one goal and one assist and Hale, who also had one goal and one assist. Others who scored for Louisiana included Miko Siren, Eric Eaton, and Davis VanGemerden, who scored one goal each. More assists for Louisiana came via Jacob Istre, who had two and Eric Verdi, Kolton Huff, Charles Credeur, Mitch Dolese, and Jeremy Brown, who contributed one each. Euless was led by Benjamin Kraus, who scored the team's only goal. Kraus scored on the power play 11:28 into the first period to make the score 1-1. Triston Wilson provided the assist.

La Crosse 2 @ Granite City 5 - Tommy Hall had two points to lead Granite City to a 5-2 victory over La Crosse. Granite City additionally got points from Tyler Mros, who also registered one goal and one assist and Will Mix, who also finished with one goal and one assist. Granite City also had goals scored by Andrej Jamnicky and Lucas Carroll, who each put in one. In addition, Granite City received assists from John Suess, who had two and Adam Marty, Spencer Zwiener, and Matt Flom, who contributed one each. La Crosse was led by Daniel Toycen, who grabbed one goal and one assist. Toycen scored 37 seconds into the second period to make the score 1-0 La Crosse. Matt Wolter picked up the assist. La Crosse also got a goal from Ben Johnson as well. More assists for La Crosse came via Taylor Trapp and Daylon De Souza, who each chipped in one. Mac Berglove recorded 18 saves for Granite City.

Gillette 4 @ Billings 2 - Billings tried to dig itself out of a three-goal hole, but Gillette held on for a 4-2 victory. A goal by Nick Scherbinin put Gillette up 4-1 in the second period, but Billings pulled to within two on Bryan Miller's tally 24 seconds into the third period. Gillette was paced by Riley Holwegner, who registered one goal and one assist. Holwegner scored on the power play 8:09 into the first period to make the score 3-1 Gillette. Gillette had gotten the advantage when Billings' Zach Heiser was sent off for interference. Tristen Leberknight picked up the assist. Others who scored for Gillette included Garrett Medina and Kyle Traux, who each put in one. In addition, Gillette received assists from Colt Johnson, Tyler Tennant, Jack Oberg, and Michael Doyle, who each chipped in one. Edward Hoppmann also scored for Billings. More assists for Billings came via Roy Aharonovich, Austin Lange, and Chad Stucker, who contributed one each. Alex Feese recorded 25 saves for Gillette.

Yellowstone 2 @ Bozeman 1 - Yellowstone survived a determined comeback attempt by Bozeman on the way to a 2-1 win. Yellowstone made the score 2-0 on a goal by Will Landsverk at 9:00 in the second period, and Bozeman got as close as 2-1 when Elliott Hopkins scored 8:42 into the third period. Bozeman was stymied by Yellowstone's netminder Garret Matz, who stopped 33 shots during the victory.  Yellowstone also got a goal from Mike McCullen as well. In addition, Yellowstone received assists from Cosimo Yapello, Curtis Greenbush, Nick Greene, and Tony Dahlberg, who each chipped in one. More assists for Bozeman came via John Dixon and Nicholas Thompson, who contributed one each. Stephen Frank made 32 saves for Bozeman on 34 shots.

Helena 1 @ Great Falls 5 - Great Falls had a three-goal lead after two periods and cruised the rest of the way en route to a 5-1 win over Helena. Great Falls was led by goalie Jake Stephan, who finished with 31 saves while allowing one goal. Stephan certainly lowered his goals against average, which was 2.06 entering the contest. Great Falls was led by Ricards Bernhards, who racked up one goal and one assist. Bernhards scored 4:34 into the second period to make the score 2-0 Great Falls. Tanner Congdon provided the assist. Great Falls also got points from Josh Larson, who also had one goal and two assists and Congdon, who also registered one goal and two assists to lead the team in points. Others who scored for Great Falls included Reed Link and Miles Giorgione, who scored one goal each. More assists for Great Falls came via Arseny Ivanov, who had one and Kyle Johnson and Brendan Jester, who contributed two each. Helena was led by Tyler Onstott, who scored the team's only goal. Onstott scored 14:57 into the second period to make the score 3-1 Great Falls. Johnny Bonta picked up the assist.

 
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