Brahmas gain split with shootout win over RoadRunners
December 28, 2015
Topeka forward Cam Strong tries to get the puck past Lone Star goalie Corbin Kaczperski (photo by Rex Wolf).
Lone Star 2 @ Topeka 1 (SO) – In another tight checking, tight defensive game, the Lone Star Brahmas managed to earn a weekend split thanks to a 2-1 shootout win in Topeka on Sunday evening.
It was the Brahmas who jumped ahead 1-0 on a goal late in the 1st period from Hogan Davidson, who took a pass from Cam Clarke on a rush up the ice and wired a wrist shot that beat Topeka goalie Juho Niku.
The RoadRunners evened things up early in the 2nd period with a power play goal from Dominic Lutz, who scored his second goal of the weekend as a loose puck found his stick on a broken play in the low slot and he shot it past Brahmas goalie Corbin Kaczperski to tie the game at 1-1.
After a scoreless 3rd period and overtime, the Brahmas captured the shootout win with goals from Troy York and Peter Kessel.
Kaczperski made 23 saves in the win, while Niku made 17 saves in the loss. The shootout win for the Brahmas brings the teams back level in a tie for 2nd place in the South, each with 43 points.