Bruins split with North Iowa

Published 1:47 pm Monday, January 3, 2022

The Austin Bruins split a weekend doubleheader with the North Iowa Bulls (15-11-1-2 overall) as they won 5-2 in Riverside Arena Friday and lost to North Iowa 5-3 on the road Saturday.

The Bruins (17-11-1-2 overall) are now in second place by two points behind first place Minot in the NAHL Central Division.

SCORING SUMMARY

North Iowa 1 1 0    2

Austin 2 1 2    5

First period

(A) Damon Furuseth (Sutter Muzzatti, Ocean Wallace) 6:16

(NI) Dylan Gajewski (Logan Dombrowsky, Andrew Stacey) 12:46

(A) Muzzatti (Braidan Simmons-Fischer) 15:02

Second period

(NI) Michael Mesic (Jake LaRusso, Carter Rapalje) 11:33

(A) Muzzatti (John Larkin, Wallace) (power play) 16:29

Third period

(A) Walter Zacher (Larkin, Muzzatti) (power play) 1:01

(A) Muzzatti (Isaak Brassard, Micheal Jasenec) 16:53

Power plays: Austin — 31; North Iowa — 29

Shots: Austin — 31; North Iowa — 31

SCORING SUMMARY

Austin 0 1 2    3

North Iowa 3 1 1    5

(NI) Rapalje (Mesic, Jake LaRusso) 7:31

(NI) Mesic (Rapalje, LaRusso) 8:01

(NI) Logan Dombrowsky (Jack Campion, Dylan Gajewski) 8:42

Second period

(A) Anthony Menghini (Jack Malinski, Nick Catalano) 3:13

(NI) Brett Morich (Luke Backer, Joey Pottter) 7:31

Third period

(A) Carson Riddle (Xavier Jean-Louis, Walter Zacher) 3:03

(A) Zacher 8:18

(NI) Simone Dadie (empty net) (Hunter Bulger) 19:47

Shots: Austin — 39; NI — 29

Power plays: Austin — 0-for-2; NI — 0-for-2