The South CarolinaStingrays (26-10-1-2) fell to the Evansville IceMen (19-9-3-4) 4-1 at the FordCenter Saturday evening, closing a two-game road trip.
IceMen teamcaptain Josh Beaulieu opened the scoring late in the first perioddeflecting a shot from defenseman Jacob Johnston over the rightshoulder of Stingrays goaltender Allen York (L, 28 saves on 32 shots) at17:34.
Forward DaultanLeveille made it a 2-0 IceMen lead 11:53 into the second period. Less thana minute later, IceMen forward Nathan Moon buried his seventh goal ofthe season at 12:47 for a three-goal cushion. The Stingrays jumped on thescoreboard at 14:57 with an unassisted goal from forward Jack Downingripping a shot over the shoulder of netminder Mike Clemente (W,22 saves on 23 shots) from the top of the left-wing circle.
IceMenforward Matt Schepke wrapped up the game scoring with a power-play tallyat 11:23 of the third period. The Stingrays finished the contest 0-for-3 on theman advantage while the IceMen went 1-for-4.
TheStingrays return to the North Charleston Coliseum for Family Four PackFriday on Friday, January 24 against the Florida Everblades at 7:05p.m. Grab four tickets, four hotdogs, four sodas and large popcorn for $55 atthe Coliseum Box Office. Military and College tickets are $5 with proper ID!