Bryson Linenburg came up big, stopping 79 of 84 shots throughout the game. The Point Mallard Ducks took the lead before the halfway point in the third on a goal from Stephen Herbel.
Austin Cody delivered for his team with 2 points (1 goal, 1 assist). Jake Cox contributed with 2 points (1 goal, 1 assist) and Stephen Herbel chipped in with 2 points (1 goal, 1 assist).
During the second, Stepp opened the scoring for the Ducks with a goal at 2:32 with helpers from teammates Cox and Goodman. Creekmur answered for the Jr. Thunderbolts with a goal at 5:06 with helpers from Cody and Fennell. Goodman answered for the Ducks with a goal at 9:39 with an assist from Chun. Cody answered for Evansville with a goal at 15:08 with helpers from his linemates, Joensson and Rozema.
In the third period, Herbel answered for Point Mallard with what turned out to be the game winning goal at 14:46 with assists from Green and Chun. Halpert put in a goal at 17:29 with a helper from fellow Ducks forward Evans. Cox quickly followed with a goal at 18:40 with assists from Herbel and Chun.
This loss brings the Evansville Jr. Thunderbolts’ record to (4-8-0-0).