Jets rally for victory over Marquette

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Gazette Staff
November 8, 2009

The Janesville Jets topped the Marquette Rangers, 5-3, in a North American Hockey League game Saturday night at Marquette, Mich.

With the victory, the Jets took the four-game, home-and-home series, 3 games to 1. Janesville improves to 10-9 in the NAHL North Division.

Gehrett Sargis gave the Jets the lead for good with a goal at 19 minutes in the second period to put Janesville ahead, 4-3.

Sargis and Derek Jacobson each scored two goals for Janesville, while Janesville Parker graduate Ross Mauermann had an assist on Jacobson’s second goal to tie the game 3-3 in the second period.

Marquette gained a 2-0 lead in the first period, but Janesville bounced back with goals from Jacobson and Sargis to tie it, 2-2. Marquette scored at 18:01 of the first period to take a 3-2 lead.

Janesville goalkeeper Matt Wichorek made 22 saves, while Marquette’s Lukas Hafner had 39.


Janesville 2 2 1—5

Marquette 3 0 0—3

First Period

M—Brent Bain (Andrew Kolb, Dane Shaugabay), 2:58; M—Collin Saint-Onge (Kevin Gibson), 3:36. J—Derek Jacobson (powerplay) (Ethan Nauman, Pat Dalbec), 8:17. J—Gehrett Sargis (Zack Smoot, Rui Encarnarcao), 13:30. M—Tanner Kero (Brad Chapman, Kevin Gibson), 18:01.

Second Period

J—Derek Jacobson (Cam Severson, Ross Mauermann), 14:52. J—Gehrett Sargis (Rui Encarnarcao, Zack Smoot), 19:00.

Third Period

J—Zack Smoot (powerplay) (emptynet) (Mike Schenfeld, Gehrett Sargis), 19:28.

Saves—Matt Wichorek (J), 22. Lukas Hafner (M) 39.

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