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Alspaugh's big game bests Sugar Land in 5-2 Louisiana win

Tucker Alspaugh had two goals and one assist to lead Louisiana to a 5-2 victory over Sugar Land.

Alspaugh scored on the power play at 8:31 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Louisiana and again while 18:58 into the third to make the score 4-2 Louisiana.

Louisiana put up an impenetrable defensive front on the penalty kill, and did not allow Sugar Land to score on any of its four power plays. Louisiana surpassed its usual scoring output this season. Louisiana has scored at the pace of 2.5 goals per game during the current campaign. Louisiana got an offensive boost from its blueliners, who contributed four goals during the game.

Louisiana additionally got points from Dante Juris, who also had one goal and two assists. Louisiana also had goals scored by Mitch Dolese andJeremy Brown, who each put in one. Other players who recorded assists for Louisiana were Jacob Istre, Joshua Lodatto, and Davis VanGemerden, who each chipped in one.

Sugar Land forced Louisiana goalie Logan Quebedeaux to work between the pipes, taking 36 shots. Sugar Land's defense let in more goals than it usually has this year. Sugar Land averages 2.5 goals allowed per game. Sugar Land found itself short handed often, totaling 34 penalty minutes and allowing 11 power plays.

Sugar Land was helped by Matt Cozzan, who finished with one goal. Cozzan scored 10:41 into the first period to make the score 1-1. Nicholas Krivokuca assisted on the tally. Sugar Land also got a goal from Luca Valenza as well. In addition, Sugar Land received assists from Trevor Wolfand RC Randall, who contributed one each.

Louisiana's Quebedeaux stopped 34 shots out of the 36 that he faced. Louisiana incurred 20 minutes in penalty time with five minors. Kevin Mackey made 23 saves for Sugar Land on 26 shots.