Euless climbed out of a three-goal hole to beat Sugar Land, 7-5.
Euless let multiple leads slip away before eventually digging out of a three hole to pick up the win. Euless took a 1-0 advantage on a goal by Triston Wilson at 2:26 in the first period. Euless found itself down 5-2 after Sugar Land\’s Nicholas Krivokuca put the puck home at 8:20 in the second period. After evening things up at 5-5 on a goal by Benjamin Kraus at 18:32 in the second, Euless got the game-winner from Kraus at 8:57 in the third period.
Euless bested its season scoring average. Euless averages 2.1 goals per game.
Euless additionally got points from Kraus, who also grabbed two goals and two assists and Kayne Fedor, who also tallied one goal and two assists. Euless also got a goal from Ian Linna as well. Other players who recorded assists for Euless were Aaron Wade, Kyle Dudley, and Nick Snyder, who contributed one each and Brandon Wade and Wyatt Gentry, who each chipped in two.
The defensemen of Sugar Land were also effective in Euless\’ zone, and came away with two goals.
Sugar Land was led by Frank Muscarella, who had one goal and one assist. Muscarella scored 14:34 into the first period to make the score 1-1. Zac McKenna picked up the assist. Sugar Land also got points from McKenna, who also racked up one goal and one assist and Alex Norwinski, who also registered one goal and one assist. Matt DeNure also scored for Sugar Land. In addition, Sugar Land received assists from Jas Bowling, Trenton Joiner, and Jonathan Adnell, who contributed one each and Matt Cozzan and Keith Allen, who each chipped in two.
Thomas Bailey rejected 23 shots on goal for Euless. Euless incurred 10 minutes in penalty time with five minors. Tristan Collins made nine saves before being replaced by Kevin Mackey, who took the loss and made 10 saves. Sugar Land incurred eight minutes in penalty time with four minors.