xGranite City downs xPeoria, 5-1

Mar 1, 2014

Drew Otto registered one point to lead the xGranite City Lumberjacks to a 5-1 victory over the xPeoria Mustangs.

xGranite City put up an impenetrable defensive front on the penalty kill, and did not allow xPeoria to score on any of its four power plays.

xGranite City additionally got points from Taylor Brown, who also racked up one goal and one assist and David Horsmann, who also registered one goal and two assists to lead the team in points. xGranite City also had goals scored by Aidan Verbeke and Travis Kothenbeutel, who each put in one. Other players who recorded assists for xGranite City were Blake Phenow, Billy Warren, Mitchell Gwost, Morgan Martelle, Sam Zweiner, and Nick Haase, who contributed one a piece.

The Mustangs did not reach the goal total they have come to expect this season. xPeoria puts an average of 4.8 pucks into the net per game.

The Mustangs were led by Max Finley, who scored the team\’s only goal. Finley scored 13:59 into the second period to make the score 3-1 xGranite City. Jordan Wright assisted on the tally.

Austin Wilson rejected 22 shots on goal for the Lumberjacks. xGranite City incurred eight minutes in penalty time with four minors. Marc Hayton recorded 24 saves for xPeoria. The Mustangs incurred six minutes in penalty time with three minors.