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Wolves Pull Away From Generals

Eugene, OR. -The Eugene Generals (10-13-0-1) could not keep up with the Wenatchee Wolves (14-10-1-0) in the third period, falling by a score of 8-5.

Coming off of last night’s win, the Generals started out strong as they scored the first goal just two minutes into the game. Marks Mezsargs lit the lamp on the power play, with Dans Berzanskis providing the assist.

Wenatchee would score twice in the first period to take a 2-1 lead going into the first intermission. Joshua Chamberlain scored on the power play at 6:25 to tie the game, and Hayden Givens took the lead for Wenatchee by scoring with just thirty-three seconds left in the period.

The Generals took advantage of two more power plays in the second period to regain the lead. Connor Hoernlein had an unassisted goal at 4:17, while Buddy Dale’s go-ahead goal occurred at 1:27. Daniel Gomez and Nash Berkowitz had assists on Dale’s goal.

Before the end of the second period, the Wolves scored two goals of their own to reclaim the lead. Cam DuFault connected at 14:03, while Givens recorded his second goal of the game at 18:55.

In the third period, the Generals were able to tie the game at four when Hoernlein tallied his second goal of the game. His second goal came at the 3:20 mark with Berzanskis and Dawson Ledgard each recording assists on the play.

The Wolves would begin to pull away in the third period, scoring three unanswered goals to take a 7-4 lead. Jack Edgell had the go-ahead goal at 5:57 with Brendan Bessee and Hunter Alden following at 8:02 and 14:05, respectively.

The Generals would respond with a goal at 17:33. Kyle Ruchas connected to trim the Generals’ deficit to just two, with Mezsargs and Hoernlein providing the assists on the play.

With the Generals pulling the goalie, Wenatchee would put the game away when Alden scored his second goal of the game, an unassisted score at 18:14.

Next weekend, the Generals will host the West Sound Warriors on Friday and Saturday. With the Generals’ 10th Anniversary Gala Friday night, Friday’s game will start early at 1:35. Saturday starts at 7:35 with the Generals Alumni Game following right after.

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For more information:
Ryan Colby
Director of Public Relations
Eugene Generals
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