Musketeers win against hard-to-beat stars – The Rink Live
One winning streak was extended as another ended when the two in-form teams, the Sioux City Musketeers and the Lincoln Stars faced off at the Tyson Events Center. The Sioux City Musketeers won 7-4 at home for their seventh straight win. Prior to the game, the Lincoln Stars had won six straight.
The Stars took the lead at 4:28 of the first period, thanks to a goal scored by Noah Laba. Mason Marcellus assisted on the play.
The Musketeers equalized at 6:27 of the period, after a goal from Dylan James assisted by Owen McLaughlin and Bennett Schimek.
The Stars regained the lead at 8:09 of the period, after a goal from Lucas Wahlin assisted by Gleb Veremyev and Carter Schade.
The Stars also increased the lead to 3-1 at 10:19 of the period, after a goal from Dalton Norris assisted by Aidan Thompson and Joaquim Lemay.
The Stars increased the lead to 4-1 at 11:44 of the period, after another goal assisted by Killian Kiecker-Olson and Luke Johnson.
At 12:07 in the first period, Ben Steeves found his mark, helped by Tabor Heaslip and closed the gap for the Musketeers.
The Musketeers closed the gap again at 15:33 of the third period when Ben Doran opened the scoring and found the back of the net, assisted by Griffin Ludtke and Ben Steeves.
Dylan James then scored with a goal again, 1:03 into the second period, closing the lead to 4-4. Damien Carfagna and Ben Steeves assisted on the game.
The Musketeers dominated, receiving goals from Dylan James (4) and Damien Carfagna. The final goal came with 52 seconds left.
The Musketeers were whistled for 29 penalty minutes, while the Stars only got 14 minutes.
The post-match conversations were all about Dylan James, who scored an incredible four goals for the Musketeers. The remaining goals for the home side came from Damien Carfagna, Ben Doran and Ben Steeves, Dalton Norris, Noah Laba and Lucas Wahlin scored the goals for the Stars.
The teams now have the chance to hone their tactics, as they will face off again in the next game on Saturday at 6:05 p.m. CST at the Ice Box.