Granite City relied on the sparkling performance of Mac Berglove in net to grab a 3-1 win against Alexandria.
After the loss made the series score 1-0 in the best of three series, Alexandria faces elimination next time out.
Granite City was led by Andrej Jamnicky, who had one goal. Jamnicky scored 16:38 into the second period to make the score 2-0 Granite City.
Granite City put up an impenetrable defensive front on the penalty kill, and did not allow Alexandria to score on any of its three power plays.
Granite City also had goals scored by Adam Marty and Tommy Hall, who each put in one. Other players who recorded assists for Granite City were Tanner Skaja, Chase Di Bari, and Matt Flom, who contributed one each.
Alexandria was led by Logan Nelson, who scored the team\’s only goal. Nelson scored 4:51 into the third period to make the score 2-1 Granite City. Tyler Frischmon assisted on the tally.
Berglove recorded 27 saves for Granite City. Granite City incurred eight minutes in penalty time with four minors. Alexandria\’s Derrick LaCombe stopped 26 shots out of the 29 that he faced. Alexandria incurred eight minutes in penalty time with four minors.