Sunday Wrap-Up: Mudbugs complete three-win weekend
October 24, 2016
Matt Kidney had four goals in a 6-3 win for the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Knights over the New Jersey Titans on Sunday.
Topeka 1 @ Shreveport 4
- The Shreveport Mudbugs completed a successful weekend with the third consecutive win of the weekend and fifth consecutive overall with a 4-1 win over Topeka on Sunday.Erik Zohovs led the Mudbugs attack with a pair of goals. Shreveport also got goals from Frankie Melton and Kieran Durgan. Melton gave the Bugs a 1-0 lead in the first period as he scored his 12th of the season off an assist from Croix Evingston, a recent UMass-Lowell commitment. Topeka tied the score just before the end of the period on Alex Frye’s fifth goal of the season. It was the last, and only, goal Topeka would score against Shreveport netminder Dylan Lubbesmeyer. He had 29 saves in 30 shots on Sunday. The Mudbugs took the lead for the duration on Zohovs’ first goal of the day and sixth of the season. His goal came after an assist from Cameron Cook. Later in the period, Durgan scored his fifth of the season following an assist from Andrew Lane. Zohovs closed out the scoring in the third period, with his seventh goal of the season. Durgan assisted on the Zohovs goal. Boxscore
New Jersey 3 @ Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 6
– Matt Kidney scored four goals to lead the Knights to a 6-3 win on Sunday over the Titans, which avenged a loss on Saturday to the Titans. The 1st period was even at 1-1 with Gordie Helmuth scoring for the Titans and Paul Maust scoring for the Knights. New Jersey took a 3-2 lead in the 2nd period. After Matt Kidney scored for the Knights early in the period, the Titans responded with goals from Andrew Husted and Anthony Cusanelli to take a 3-2 lead. The Knights then exploded for four goals in the final six minutes of the 3rd period, which included three more for Kidney and one for Mike Gelatt, who finished with a goal and three assists in the game. Grant Valentine made 36 saves in the win, while Brandon Bussi made 31 saves in the loss. Boxscore