Ryan Pascarella came up big, stopping 24 of 26 shots throughout the game. The Pittsburgh Vengeance took the lead before the halfway point in the third on a goal from Thomas Polster.
In the third period, Glavach opened the scoring for Pittsburgh with a goal at 0:38 with an assist from his linemate Friedman. Polster put in what turned out to be the game winning goal at 10:33 with a helper from Erker. Payne finally put the Xpress on the board with a goal at 13:18 with an assist from Paar.
This loss brings the Southern Tier Xpress’ record to (2-1-0-0).