The Janesville Jets are streaking to start the second half of the North American Hockey League season.
The Jets won their fourth straight game Saturday night, completing a road sweep of rival Springfield by winning 3-2.
Jordan Steinmetz’s goal with three minutes left in the second period gave Janesville a 3-1 lead and wound up being the difference.
The Jr. Blues scored to get back within a goal with a little more than seven minutes remaining, but Garrett Nieto slammed the door from there. He stopped 42 shots to go 2-0 on the weekend.
Jakov Novak had a goal and an assist for the Jets.
On Friday, the Jets posted their second consecutive shutout, winning 2-0.
Janesville is back home next weekend for a rematch series with Springfield.
JANESVILLE 3, SPRINGFIELD 2
Janesville 2 1 0—3
Springfield 1 0 1—2
J—Simon Sagissor (Jakov Novak, Matthew Doyle), 0:42. S—Spencer DenBeste (Nikita Kozyrev, Ethan Stewart), 5:41. J—Brenden MacLaren (Alec Semandel, Novak), pp, 12:07.
J—Jordan Steinmetz (Reid Hill, Anthony Follmer), 17:00.
S—Brandon Puricelli (Bradley marek, Nikita Kozyrev), 12:57.
Saves—Garrett Nieto (J) 42, Evan Fear (S) 38.
JANESVILLE 2, SPRINGFIELD 0
Janesville 1 0 1—2
Springfield 0 0 0—0
J—Matthew Doyle (Matt Barbolini), 19:34.
J—Jakov Novak (Erik Palmqvist, Kip Hoffmann), pp, 4:13.
Saves—Garrett Nieto (J) 26, Evan Fear (S) 18.