The Xpress defeat the Cherokee 3-1

The Southern Tier Xpress' offense had a big night, peppering the Toledo Cherokee with 52 shots throughout the game. The Southern Tier Xpress took the lead before the halfway point in the second on a goal from Joey Gerace.

Joey Gerace did his part, adding 2 goals.

In the first period, Snyder opened the scoring for Toledo with a goal at 7:25 with an assist from Felser. Mezsargs answered for the Xpress with a goal at 19:50 with helpers from teammates Grant and Zwieg.

During the second, Gerace put in what turned out to be the game winning goal at 13:11 with an assist from defenseman Dusek.

In the third, Gerace scored a goal at 4:19 with helpers from his linemates, Lamison and Pearson.

Southern Tier’s victory was in no doubt helped out by Pascarella’s big night as he stopped 29 of the 30 shots he faced. Pascarella’s counterpart, Gonzalez, also had a big night, managing to stop 49 of 52, but ultimately fell short.

This win brings the Southern Tier Xpress’ record to (22-24-0-0).