Shreveport 7, Wichita Falls 3
The Shreveport Mudbugs brought the Wichita Falls winning streak to a screeching halt as the Mudbugs took down the Warriors 7-3. Giovanni Procopio logged a hat trick to lead the Mudbugs while Joe Mack had a goal and two assists and Connor Gatto added a goal and assist of his own.
Lukas Sedlacek and Griffen Sanom also visited the red light district for the Mudbugs. Arseni Sergeyev made 21 stops to pick up the win while Owen Bartoszkiewicz made 22 saves in the loss.
Amarillo 3, New Mexico 1
The Amarillo Bulls won their third straight contest as the knocked off the New Mexico Ice Wolves 3-1. Ethan Green found the back of the net for the first time this season early on in the second period. Paul Schmid added some insurance in the closing seconds of the middle frame.
Ryan Coughlin added a power play tally early in the third to increase the Amarillo lead again. Jeff Hutchinson’s first goal of the year spoiled the shutout bid for Andrew Takacs. The Amarillo netminder stopped 30 shots en route to picking up his 10th win of the year. Owen Parker was dealt the tough loss as he made 36 saves for New Mexico.
Lone Star 4, Odessa 2
The Lone Star Brahmas kept pace near the top of the South Division as they doubled up the Odessa Jackalopes 4-2. Alex Murray and Dawson Tritt scored to tie the game for the Brahmas. Nicholas Niemo netted a power play goal with just under two minutes left to play to put Lone Star ahead for the first time all night.
Matt MacDonald beat the buzzer to add an empty net goal for his third of the year. Guy Blessing need just 16 saves to earn the victory in between the pipes while Cooper Black stopped 23 shots in a losing effort.