The Louisiana Drillers' offense had a big night, peppering the College Station Spirit with 69 shots throughout the game. The Louisiana Drillers took the lead early in the third on a goal from Brandon Morgan.
Brandon Morgan chipped in with 2 points (1 goal, 1 assist) and Zach Smith delivered for his team with 2 points (1 goal, 1 assist).
In the first, Jorajuria opened the scoring for Louisiana with a goal at 5:28 with helpers from his teammates Morgan and Farkas. Grunkemeyer answered for the Spirit with a goal at 7:55.
In the second, Watzka answered for the Drillers with a goal at 10:06.
During the third, Morgan deposited what turned out to be the game winning goal at 3:37 with helpers from Wroblewski and Smith. Smith netted a goal at 13:42 with assists from Dolese and Morgan. Hastings answered for College Station with a goal at 20:00 with assists from Frado and Fehlig.
Louisiana’s victory was in no doubt helped out by Varricchio’s big night as he stopped 37 of the 39 shots he faced. Varricchio’s counterpart, O’toole, also had a big night, managing to stop 65 of 69, but ultimately fell short.
This win brings the Louisiana Drillers’ record to (18-27-1-1).