Janesville Jets notch key victory
The Janesville Jets earned two valuable points Friday night.
After Janesville and Jamestown skated to a 1-1 tie through overtime, Connor McBride, Jordan Bancroft and Darren McCormick scored goals in the shootout to lift the Jets to a
2-1 NAHL win.
Janesville remains the NAHL Midwest Division leader with 67 points, while St. Louis is one point back with 66.
Bancroft power-play goal at 13:50 of the first period gave Janesville a 1-0 lead, but Jamestown answered at 16:57 of the first on Nick Bingsman’s goal.
Tony Kujava made 19 saves in picking up the win for the Jets.
Game two of the two-game series is tonight.
JANESVILLE 2, JAMESTOWN 1 (SO)
Janesville Jets 1 0 0 0
Jamestown Ironmen 1 0 0 0
JJ—Jordan Bancroft (Garrett Cecere, Jeff Paczynski), pp, 13:50. JI—Nick Bingaman (Blake Kelley, John Roisum), 16:57.
n Shootout goals—Connor McBride (JJ), Jordan Bancroft (JJ), Darren McCormick(JJ).
Saves—Tony Kujava (JJ) 19, Joe Ballmer (JI) 34.