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Cox leads Point Mallard over Texas, 5-1

Jake Cox was all over the ice for Point Mallard, as he tallied one goal and two assists in Point Mallard\’s 5-1 win over Texas.

Cox scored 17:03 into the first period to make the score 2-1 Point Mallard. Stephen Coulter picked up the assist. Cox dished an assist on Jake Champaign\’s goal that made the score 1-0 Point Mallard at 7:24 into the first period. He added another helper on Josh Hamilton\’s goal that made the score 3-1 Point Mallard at 19:45 into the first period.

Point Mallard was led by goalie Cooper Seedott, who finished with 27 saves while allowing one goal. Seedott managed to improve on his goals against average, which stood at 2.42 prior to the game.

Point Mallard forced Texas\’ goalies to work in net, taking 54 shots and forcing 49 saves. Tyler Myers made 41 stops and Brandon Perrone made eight.

Point Mallard additionally got points from Hamilton, who also grabbed one goal and one assist and Champaign, who also finished with one goal and two assists to lead the team in points. Others who scored for Point Mallard included Justin Dunn and Justin Clark, who each put in one. More assists for Point Mallard came via Justin Delisle, Matt Goodman, and Matt Darnell, who each chipped in one.

Texas excelled on the penalty kill, not giving up a single goal in five chances. Texas did not reach the goal total it has come to expect this season. Texas averages 4.7 goals per game. Texas\’ normally stingy defense allowed more goals than usual. Texas averages 2.1 goals allowed per game.

Texas was led by Jacob Elrod, who scored the team\’s only goal. Elrod scored on the power play 14:03 into the first period to make the score 1-1. Texas had gotten the advantage when Point Mallard\’s Nicholas Strom was sent off for boarding. Ryan Dunner assisted on the tally.

Point Mallard incurred 22 minutes in penalty time with six minors. Texas incurred 22 minutes in penalty time with six minors.