The Amarillo Wranglers won the home game against the El Paso Rhinos 4-1 on Saturday.
The hosting Wranglers took the lead in the middle of the first period, with a goal from Nikolas Campbell . Colin Doherty assisted.
The Wranglers increased the lead to 2-0 late into the first when Chase Davis scored, assisted by Colin Doherty and Pierce Patterson .
The Wranglers increased the lead to 3-0 with a goal from Connor McNaughton late in the first, assisted by Blake Farrell .
The Rhinos’ Tristan Kimmen narrowed the gap to 3-1 late into the first, assisted by Connor Mariner and Alan Evtimov.
One goal were scored in the second period, and the Wranglers led 4-1 going in to the third period.
The Wranglers were called for seven penalties, while the Rhinos received six penalties.
Wranglers take game 2 over the Rhinos 2-1 on Sunday.
The Amarillo Wranglers hosted the El Paso Rhinos in the action on Sunday in what was expected to be a close game. The game went into overtime and Amarillo prevailed. The final score was 2-1.
Amarillo’s Connor McNaughton scored the game-winning goal.
The visiting Rhinos took the lead in the middle of the first period, with a goal from Tyler Green. Alan Evtimov assisted.
The Wranglers tied the game 1-1 halfway through the first when Kyle Demarco scored.
In overtime, it took 57 seconds before Connor McNaughton scored the game-winner for the home team, assisted by Chase Davis and Pierce Patterson .