After another close Saturday evening performance, the 5-4 win was somewhat marred by chippy play and almost 20 minutes-worth of penalties. Sunday’s game remained physical but the outcome more suffice for the Eagles Coach Al Clark. His CMA squad beat the Ohio AAA Blue Jackets 6-3.
“For the second game in a row we fell behind 1-0 after the first period. The difference was that we played very well in the opening period of this one.” , said Clark. “We had a number of quality scoring chances but could not capitalize.”
Ohio started the scoring in the second period to give them the early lead 2-1.
CMA took advantage of a couple of power plays down the stretch opened up a 4-2 lead. Controlled the third period by getting a couple of more goals to finish the win.
CMA’s Ryan berry had a goal and two assists to go along with his 3 assists in game one giving him 6 points for the weekend.
1st period: Columbus
2nd period: Max Terhar (Spencer)
Austin Surowiec (Barry & Ledford)
Barry (Plageman & Carroll) PP
Tieg Alward (Barry & Plageman) PP
3rd period: Columbus PP
Alex Haygood (McGing & Ledford) EN
Shots on goal: Culver 14-12-8 (34)
Columbus 8-6-8 (22)
CMA Goalie: Jacob Lubben: 54 minutes, 22 shots, 19 saves
PP: Culver 2 for 6 Columbus 2 for 8
Next Game: Saturday March 5th at 7pm vs Gilmour Academy
Sunday March 6th at 2pm vs Gilmour Academy (WTCA radio)