The Metro Jets survived a determined comeback attempt by the Southern Tier Xpress on the way to a 5-4 win.
Metro took a 5-3 lead during the third period, only to have Southern Tier storm back on a Luke Sunde goal 15:21 into the third period to pull to one goal down.
Ryan Bloom was all over the ice for the Jets, as he grabbed two goals in the win.
Metro kept the Xpress\’ goalie busy throughout the game, and Cody Gibson made 38 saves on 43 shots.
Metro also got points from Jake Sealy, who also had one goal and one assist. Others who scored for Metro included Jacob Drinkard and TJ Krajewski, who scored one goal each. More assists for Metro came via Zach Koonce, who had two and Tyler Layle, Jason Newel, and Graham Day, who contributed one each.
Southern Tier additionally got points from Brandon Desrosiers, who also registered one goal and three assists to lead the team in points. Mark Sunde also scored for Southern Tier. In addition, Southern Tier received assists from Tobias Gabrielsen, who had two and Alec Hooper and Curtis Carlson, who each chipped in one.
The Jets incurred 10 minutes in penalty time with five minors. The Xpress incurred six minutes in penalty time with three minors.