The Oil Caps drop a heartbreaker to the Wolverines. The first period saw Virden take the early 1-0 lead. The second period saw another Oil Caps goal taking the score up to 2-0. The Wolverines tried to turn back the momentum with 2 quick goals to tie the game. Tanner Andrew scored a pair of goals to give the Oil Caps a 4-2 lead. The Wolverines returned in the third period seeking the win by scoring 3 in a row to take the 5-4 lead. The Oil Caps fight back to score and tie the game. With less than 2 minutes left the Wolverines took back over scoring the winning goal making the final score 6-5 for Wayway. ‘
The first period saw just one goal by Virden’s Jack Einarson who scored his eighth at 8:09 to give the Oil Caps an early 1-0 lead.
The second period saw Hunter Andrew score his sixth at 2:39 to increase the lead to 2-0 for the Oil Capitals. The Wolverines come back, with Jack Kennedy scoring his tenth at 5:44 to cut the Oil Caps lead to 2-1. Just 2 minutes later at 7:42 Wayway’s Matthew Swanson scored his seventh to tie the game at 2-2. Tanner Andrew took back the Virden lead at 11:45 on the power play scoring his eighteenth making the score 3-2 for the Oil Caps. Tanner Andrew scored his second of the game a short time later at 15:03 to make the score 4-2 for the Oil Caps.
The third period saw Matthew Kasowski scoring his sixth at 4:48 on the power play to cut the Virden lead to 4-3. A minute later at 5:44 Matthew Swanson scored his eighth for the Wolverines tying the game at 4-4. At 9:23 Noah Westgate scored his fifth for Wayway giving Wolverines the lead with a score of 5-4. The Oil Caps fightback and tie the game however when Brett Paddock scored his eighth at 10:57. However it wasn’t enough because at 18:07 Matthew Kasowski scored his second of the game to give the Wolverines the win with a final score of 6-5.
Wayway’s Ethan Lahmon took the win stopping 21 of 26 shots for a save percentage 80.8%. Virden’s Kyle Kozma took the loss stopping 27 of 33 shots for a save percentage of 81.8%.