Jets rally for victory over Marquette
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 5, MARQUETTE 3
Janesville 2 2 1—5
Marquette 3 0 0—3
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.
J—Derek Jacobson (Cam Severson, Ross Mauermann), 14:52. J—Gehrett Sargis (Rui Encarnarcao, Zack Smoot), 19:00.
J—Zack Smoot (powerplay) (emptynet) (Mike Schenfeld, Gehrett Sargis), 19:28.
Saves—Matt Wichorek (J), 22. Lukas Hafner (M) 39.
Last updated: 12:00 pm Thursday, December 13, 2012