Fighting Falcons sweep Wild in lone Sunday game
Wenatchee Wild 3 @ Port Huron Fighting Falcons 5 – The Fighting Falcons kept their early season success rolling along with a 5-3 win on Sunday at McMorran Arena in Port Huron, which completed a weekend home sweep of the Wenatchee Wild. Fighting Falcons forward Logan Lambdin had two goals and an assist to pace the Falcons and goaltender Max Milosek made 44 saves.
Things started off on the right foot for Wenatchee as Nicholas Rivera scored a power play goal to put the Wild in front 1-0. Lambdin answered late in the 1st period to tie the game at the 1st intermission.
Port Huron owned the 2nd period scoring two goals in the first 1:16 of the period to take a 3-1 lead and chase starting Wenatchee goaltender Mackenzie Sawyer from the net in favor of Chase Perry. Vito Aluia’s power play goal made it 2-1 and Bryce VanHorn scored to make it 3-1.
Wenatchee tried to make a game of it in the 3rd period with two goals from Troy Loggins and Trey Bradley, but the Fighting Falcons responded with goals from Matt Seidel and another from Lambdin on the power play.
Wenatchee outshot the Fighting Falcons 47-21, but Milosek was a big difference in goal. With the win, Port Huron increased their North Division lead to five points and became the first team in the NAHL to get to 20 points this season. The Fighting Falcons improved to 9-2-2, while the Wild fell to 5-5-0.