Sunday Wrap-Up: Generals, Jr. Blues, Hawks all sweep
Bay State 1 @ Northeast 11 – The Generals handed the Bobcats their 7th straight loss in a 11-1 win on Sunday as Carson Asper led the way with four goals. Asper scored the first three goals of the game to put the Generals ahead 3-0 in the 1st period. The Bobcats scored later in the period to make it 3-1 on a goal from Jerzy Gus. The Generals put the game away in the 2nd period as they scored seven goals, which included two from Sean Gorman, Deacon More, and Nicklaus Obourn, along with the 4th from Asper. Jacob Kosinski added a 3rd period goal for the Gens. Northeast goalie Patrick Colburn made 11 saves in the win, while Zack Roncarati made 31 saves and Nathan Moffitt made 10 saves in the loss.
St. Louis 7 @ Wausau 3 - The Jr. Blues won their 4th straight game and completed a three-game weekend road sweep of the RiverWolves thanks to a 7-3 win on Sunday. Joey Solimando and Jared Bratton each scored twice in the win. The Jr. Blues jumped out to a 4-1 lead in the 1st period, which included goals from Bratton, Solimando, Tommy Ramer, and Zach DeMarce. Bratton added his second goal of the game in the 2nd period and Tim Delaney also scored, and then Solimando would add his second goal in the 3rd period. Wausau got a goal in each period from Ethan Cumming in the 1st period, Isaac Wickersheim in the 2nd period, and Pavel Bakhtin in the 3rd period. Jr. Blues goalie Owen Carlson made 35 saves in the win, while Dylan Baker took the loss with 8 saves and Caleb Sauer had 31 saves in a relief appearance.
Sheridan 7 @ Yellowstone 1 – The Hawks ran their winning streak to 22 straight games as they had no problem with the Quake on Sunday in a 7-1 win. Justin Schwartzmiller had two goals and Jacob Cummings had two goals and two assists. Cummings scored twice and Schwartzmiller added his first as the Hawks built a 3-0 lead through two periods. In the 3rd period, Gavin Miller, Blake Billings, and Luke Desmarais all scored and Schwartzmiller added his second to compete the 7-1 win. Jack Luttringer had the lone goal for the Quake. Hawks goalie Luke Fundator made 27 saves in the win, while Jarret Perino made 54 saves in the loss.
TX RoadRunners 1 @ Atlanta 3 – Capitals goalie Joe Pearson made 26 saves to lead his team to a 3-1 win on Sunday. After a scoreless 1st period, the Capitals jumped ahead 2-0 in the 2nd period with goals from Gunner Moore and Ryan Berke. The RoadRunners cut the lead down to a goal as Tim Marsico scored his 15th goal of the season midway through the 3rd period to make it 2-1. However, a power play goal later in the period from Vyacheslav Nilov secured the 3-1 win. RoadRunners goalie Jaxon Taylor made 34 saves in the loss.
Missoula 2 @ Gillette 8 – The Wild handed the Jr. Bruins their second straight loss thanks to an 8-2 win on Sunday. Austin Newson and Mitchell Vekich each led the way with two goals. Gillette led 2-0 after the 1st period thanks to goals from Newson and Tristan Baker. After Missoula forward Cayce Balk scored early in the 2nd period to make it 2-1, the Wild ran off six straight goals to put the game away, which included another from Newson, two from Vekich, and others from Ethan Becker, Carson Kuche, and Nathan Fanning. Liam Bland had the other goal for Missoula, which was his 29th of the season. Wild goalie Connor Sullivan made 37 saves in the win, while Sam Miland took the loss, making 24 saves. Maxim Currie made 21 saves in a relief appearance.