The Southern Tier Xpress' defense had a poor night, allowing the Toledo Cherokee 57 shots throughout the game. The Toledo Cherokee took the lead late in the second on a goal from Michael Papaioannou.
Michael Papaioannou contributed with 2 points (1 goal, 1 assist) and Nick Nappi did his part, adding 2 points (1 goal, 1 assist).
During the first period, Gilbert opened the scoring for Toledo with a goal at 4:45 with a helper from his teammate Gonzalez.
In the second, Payne answered for Southern Tier with a goal at 5:01 with helpers from his linemates, Keller and Muecke. Perry answered for the Cherokee with a goal at 16:25 with an assist from Sandberg. Papaioannou netted what turned out to be the game winning goal at 18:54 with assists from his linemates, Williams and Nappi.
During the third period, Nappi deposited a goal at 12:56 with helpers from his linemates, Papaioannou and Williams. Restle answered for Southern Tier with a goal at 15:47 with assists from his linemates, Paar and Mock.
This loss brings the Southern Tier Xpress’ record to (3-2-0-0).