Jets break four-game losing streak

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Gazette Staff
January 23, 2010

Ross Mauermann and the Janesville Jets snapped a four-game losing streak Friday.

Mauermann, a 2009 Janesville Parker graduate, scored two goals and added an assist to lead the Jets to a 5-2 win over the Albert Lea Thunder in the first game of the two-game NAHL series at Albert Lea, Minn.

The first-year Jets trailed 2-1 after the opening period but scored three times in the second to take control. Mauermann had two of the three goals, including an unassisted goal at 10:56 of the second that pushed the lead to 4-2.

Janesville (19-13) remained in third place in the NAHL North Division.

Matt Wichorek stopped 23 shots to pick up the win in goal.

Game two of the series is tonight.


Janesville 1 3 1—5

Albert Lea 2 0 0—2

First Period

AL—Alex Niestrom (Zach May), 1:57. AL—May, 7:46. J—Wes Wauters (Zack Smoot, Mike Thompson), pp, 10:20.

Second Period

J—Ross Mauermann (Derek Jacobson, Rui Encarnacao), 3:26. J—Harry Quast, 16:10. J—Ross Mauermann, 10:55.

Third Period

J—Encarnacao (Beau Burgau, Mauermann), 9:10.

Saves—Matt Wichorek (J) 23, Nikofor Szczerba (AL) 38.


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