Havoc Hammers Riverhawks 6-2
Huntsville, Ala. - The Huntsville Havoc relied on the scoring touch of Aaron McGill, who netted two goals, to beat the Augusta RiverHawks, 6-2.
McGill scored at 7:05 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Huntsville and again while 17:45 into the first to make the score 3-1 Huntsville.
Augusta’s power play was ineffective against Huntsville’s penalty kill, which allowed one goal while shorthanded.
The Havoc racked up the penalties in the contest, and ended with seven minors and one major for 39 minutes in penalty time. Huntsville surpassed its season average of 27.0 penalty minutes per game. The Havoc found the back of the net more times than it usually has this season. Huntsville averages 2.4 goals per game. With 38 shots on target during the contest, the Havoc exceeded the 19.4 shots they average per game this year.
The RiverHawks’ offense rang up 46 shots on Huntsville’s net.
Augusta was helped by Taylor Larsen, who registered one goal. Larsen scored 11:18 into the first period to make the score 2-1 Huntsville. Marcus Pryde provided the assist. Kyle Watson also scored for Augusta. Other players who recorded assists for Augusta were Casey Mignone and Myles McCauley, who each chipped in one.
Dan McWhinney made 44 saves for the Havoc on 46 shots. Huntsville registered two goals on six power play opportunities. The Havoc ran into serious disciplinary problems during the contest, and McGill was ejected from the game. Robbie Moss took the loss and made 25 saves before being replaced by Brandon Foote who made seven saves. The RiverHawks ended with 17 minutes in penalty time with six minors and one major.
Courtesy Huntsville Havoc Media Relations