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Jimmies hockey tie Grand Canyon 4-4

The Jimmies are now 1-4 in overtime this season.

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University of Jamestown's Marquez Ginger (15) scores a goal against Waldorf's Jack Walsh on Saturday at John L. Wilson Arena. John M. Steiner / The Jamestown Sun
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After two big home wins to open the semester, the University of Jamestown hockey team went south and tied with Grand Canyon University 4-4 on Jan. 12. The Antelopes (6-11) won the game in overtime thanks to a goal from Blake Billings. The Jimmies (10-7-5) stayed out of the box in this one with only three penalties.

The Antelopes opened the scoring in this game as less than two minutes into the game, Nate Mohr slotted one home to make it 1-0. At the 4:31 mark of the first period, the Antelopes’ Jacob Cummings scored to make it 2-0. The Jimmies would claw one back though as at the 8:13 mark of the first period, Phillippe Lessard took a feed from Keaton Cline and put it past the goalie, Scott Kasaboski to make it 2-1.

The Antelopes would stretch their lead to 3-1 on the power play thanks to Cummings' second goal of the night. The Jimmies would respond in a big way though, as at the 14:04 mark of the second, Jordon Kromm would make it 3-2. The Jimmies would tie the game up at the 18:49 mark of the second when Logan Berggren scored his 10th goal of the season off a pass from Aidan Potas. With 11 seconds to go in the period, Cline would push the Jimmies in front 4-3.

The third period was a back and forth affair with the Antelopes managing to tie the game up once again. At the 2:55 mark of the third period, the Jimmies’ Mario DeCapite got called for tripping and Mason Kruse made him pay, tying the game up at four.

The overtime did not last long as 25 seconds in, the Antelopes’ Braden Husby fired one into the net to give the Antelopes the 5-4 overtime win.

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The Jimmies hit the ice again at 9:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 14, when they go to UNLV.

UJ 4, GCU 5

UJ: 1 3 0 0–4

GCU: 2 1 1 1–5

Scoring:

First period:

GCU: Nate Mohr, 1:58

GCU: Jacob Cummings, 4:31

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UJ: Phillippe Lessard, 8:13

Second period:

GCU: Cummings (2), 7:08

UJ: Jordon Kromm, 14:04

UJ: Logan Berggren, 18:49

UJ: Keaton Cline, 19:49

Third period:

GCU: Mason Kruse, 2:55

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Overtime:

GCU: Braden Husby, 0:25

Shots on goal:

UJ: 41

GCU: 26

Saves leaders:

UJ: Tyson Brouwer, 21

GCU: Scott Kasaboski, 37

Hello,
My name is Max O'Neill. I am a Sports Reporter at The Jamestown Sun. I am a native New Yorker, who graduated from Ithaca College in 2020 with a degree in Television-Radio.
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