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Saturday Scores: RoadRunners complete road sweep

November 22, 2015

Janesville defenseman Andrew Roye helped the Jets complete a 4 for 4 road trip to Alaska with a 7-3 win over Kenai River on Saturday.

Topeka 3 @ Springfield 1 – Tyler Johnson made 43 saves to lead the Topeka RoadRunners to a 3-1 win and weekend road sweep of the Jr. Blues in Springfield. Carlos Fornaris factored in on all three goals, including assisting on the first two Topeka goals from Marcus Russell in the 1st period and Luka Maver in the 2nd period. Fornaris added his own goal midway through the 3rd period to make the score 3-0. Springfield finally got on the board midway through the 2nd period on a goal from Sam Craggs. Tommy Nappier made 16 saves in the loss. Boxscore

Janesville 7 @ Kenai River 3 – Andrew Roye and Taylor Fernandez each scored twice as the Jets completed a weekend sweep of Kenai River with a 7-3 win. Janesville got off to a fast start with three goals in the opening half of the 1st period from Blake Wareham, Cullen Munson and Zach Solow. The Brown Bears would answer back to make it 3-2 on goals from Justin Bofshever and Adam Kresl. However, the Jets put the game away with back-to-back goals from Fernandez and then back-to-back goals from Roye. Cameron Cook had the other goal for the Brown Bears. Jets goalie Blake Weyrick made 33 saves in the win. Boxscore

MN Wilderness 2 @ Minot 1 (SO) – The Minnesota Wilderness completed a weekend road sweep of the Minot Minotauros thanks to a 2-1 shootout win on Saturday. Luke Kania made 30 saves in the win, which included stopping all six Minot shooters in the shootout. Minot took an early lead in the game thanks to a goal from Colten Berg. The Wilderness would answer early in the 2nd period on a goal from Alex Toscano. In the shootout, Wilderness forward Aaron Miller had the only goal of the 12 combined shooters. Minot goalie Lucas Murray played well in the loss, making 42 saves. Boxscore

Wichita Falls 5 @ Amarillo 4 (OT) – The Wildcats fired 60 shots on goal and Adam Goodsir scored just over three minutes into overtime as Wichita Falls beat Amarillo on Saturday, 5-4. Austin Beaulieu had four points in the win. The Wildcats jumped out to a 3-1 lead thanks to goals from Beaulieu, Jonathan Lazarus and Austin Albrecht. However, Amarillo would storm back with three straight  goals to take a 4-3 lead, which included two from George Mika and others from Johan Lundgren and Trent Dillinger. The Wildcats forced overtime thanks to a goal from Albrecht, his second of the game, with just .2 seconds remaining on the clock. Boxscore

Lone Star 4 @ Corpus Christi 1 – In front of over 6,000 fans in Corpus Christi, Brahmas forward Alex Berardinelli spoiled the party as he recorded at hat-trick to lead the Brahmas to a 4-1 win, picking up five of a possible six points during the road weekend. Berardinelli had a natural hat-trick as he scored in the 1st period and then twice more in the 2nd period to make the score 3-0. Carson Kelley added another goal midway through the 3rd period to make it 4-0. The IceRays got a goal late in the 3rd period from Tobias Kircher. Conor O’Brien made 18 saves in the win, while Graham Hunt made 27 saves in the loss. Boxscore

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 0 @ Aston 7 – It was all Rebels as they salvaged a weekend home-and-home split with the Knights thanks to a 7-0 shutout on Saturday. Ryan Cusin and Michael Merulla paced the Rebels with four points each and Trevor Micucci stopped all 27 shots that came his way for his first career NAHL shutout. The Rebels led 2-0 after one period after goals from Merulla and Frank Spellman. Aston scored three more times in the 2nd period including another goal from Merulla and others from Andrew Bellant and Dean Balsamo. In the 3rd period, the Rebels tacked on their last two goals from Cusin and Austin Swingle. Boxscore

Bismarck 8 @ Austin 1 – The Bobcats salvaged a weekend road split in Austin as they exploded for eight goals in an 8-1 win on Saturday. Bismarck led 2-0 after one period thanks to goals from Oskars Batna and Kyle Sylvester. The lead swelled to 4-0 after two periods with 2nd period goals from Travis Wood and Tobias Fladeby. Bismarck tacked on four more goals in the 3rd period, including two from Solag Bakich, which were the first of his NAHL career. Harrison Aide and Jared Pike had the others. Jacob Pagnelli had the lone Bruins goal. Bismarck goalie Hunter Shepard made 27 saves in the win. Boxscore

New Jersey 4 @ Johnstown 1 – Spencer Wright made 29 saves and Raymond Brice scored twice as the Titans picked up a win in the second of a three-game set in Johnstown on Saturday by a 4-1 score. New Jersey jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the 1st period with goals from Brice and Pat Gazzillo. Brice added his second of the game in the 2nd period to make it 3-0 and then Victor Ostling scored early in the 3rd period to make it 4-0. Casey Linkenheld scored the lone Johnstown goal, which was shorthanded midway through the 3rd period. Johnstown goalie Ryan Glander made 25 saves in the loss. Boxscore

Aberdeen 1 @ Brookings 2 (OT) – Nick Ford scored less than two minutes into overtime as the Blizzard captured a 2-1 win at home over the visiting Wings. After a scoreless 1st period, the Wings took a 1-0 lead on their lone goal of the night from Christopher Murphy with assists from Jackson Graalum and Carter Roo. Ford would set up the game-tying goal in the 3rd period, which came off the stick of Martan Yelle. Ford then added the game-winner 1:55 into the extra period. Josh Kuehmichel made 22 saves in the win, while Peter Thome made 33 saves in the loss. Boxscore

Coulee Region 2 @ Fairbanks 3 – Logan Coomes scored twice, including the game-winner with 1:02 remaining in regulation as the Ice Dogs snapped a three-game home losing streak with a 3-2 win over the Chill on Saturday. Coomes had the first goal of the game to give Fairbanks a 1-0 lead. The Chill then went up 2-1 with goals from Justin Kendall and Isaac Theisen. In the 3rd period, the Ice Dogs tied the game on a power play goal from Jakob Stridsberg and then the winner from Coomes late. Gavin Nieto made 26 saves in the win, while Chill goalie Matiss Kivlenieks made 39 saves in the loss. Boxscore 

 
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