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Istre, Hutchinson lead Louisiana over Euless, 8-5

Behind two goals and three assists from Jacob Istre and one goal and two assists from Brayden Hutchinson, Louisiana downed Euless 8-5.

Istre scored the first of his two goals short handed at 2:51 into the third period to make the score 6-3 Louisiana. Louisiana was on a disadvantage when Eric Eaton went off the ice for checking from behind. Joshua Lodatto picked up the assist. Istre's next tally short handed made the score 8-5 Louisiana with 1:13 left in the third period. Hutchinson scored on the power play 10:12 into the second period to make the score 3-3. Louisiana had gained a power play chance when Benjamin Kraus was whistled for roughing. Istre assisted on the tally.

Louisiana pulled out the victory even though it was hit with 26 penalty minutes.

Louisiana forced Euless' goaltenders to work in net, firing 33 shots and forcing 25 saves. Brady Mielnicki made seven stops and Mike Seversonmade 18. Louisiana outdid its season average for goals scored. Louisiana has scored at the pace of 4.0 goals per game during the current campaign.

Louisiana additionally got points from Hutchinson, who also finished with one goal and two assists. Louisiana also had goals scored by Davis VanGemerden, who had two and Ian HaleEvan Hale, and Joshua Jorajuria, who scored one goal each. In addition, Louisiana received assists from Dante JurisMitch Dolese, and Tucker Alspaugh, who contributed one each.

Louisiana was unable to stop Euless from sending pucks towards the net, and Euless eventually piled up 48 shots on goal. Euless surpassed its usual scoring output this season. Euless averages 2.0 goals per game.

Euless was led by Anthony Chavez, who registered two goals. Chavez scored the first of his two goals at 4:50 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Euless. Kyle Dudley provided the assist. Chavez's next tally made the score 2-0 Euless with 18:26 left in the second period. Others who scored for Euless included Kayne FedorCody Gottfreid, and Ian Linna, who each put in one. More assists for Euless came via Brandon WadeNick SnyderWyatt Gentry, and Charlie Scherberger, who each chipped in one.

Louisiana's Sean Angle stopped 43 shots out of the 48 that he faced. Louisiana registered two goals on six power play opportunities. Euless incurred 22 minutes in penalty time with six minors.