The Evansville Jr. Thunderbolts' defense had a poor night, allowing the Peoria Mustangs 35 shots throughout the game. The Peoria Mustangs took the lead late in the first on a goal from Braden Stewart and never looked back.
Jack Healy contributed with 2 goals and Rhett Mcdonald chipped in with 2 points (1 goal, 1 assist).
During the first period, Stewart opened the scoring for Peoria with what turned out to be the game winning goal at 18:16 with helpers from his teammates Radley and Power Wayvon.
In the second, Mcdonald put in a goal at 6:45 with an assist from his defensive partner, Power Wayvon. Healy deposited a goal at 15:28 with helpers from Power Wayvon and Hay.
During the third, Radley scored a goal at 1:59 with assists from Finley and Power Wayvon. Healy netted a goal at 13:41 with helpers from Mchenry and Mcdonald. Straker quickly followed with a goal at 15:14 with assists from his linemates, Mickel and Bauer.
This loss brings the Evansville Jr. Thunderbolts’ record to (0-1-1-0).