Pittsburgh Sweeps Wooster with two Tight Games

Pittsburgh traveled to play the Wooster Oilers on Friday night in the first of two game split series. Wooster scored 4:07 into the game and took a1-0 lead into the locker room after one period of play. Dom Glavach tied the score at 1 just under three minutes into the second period on a goal assisted by Auston Palumbo and James Stiles. A vicious slash to the wrist set off Pittsburgh's Ryker Barber, who was given a 5 minute major and game misconduct for defending his honor. Wooster scored once with the extra man and then add another goal shortly after  for a 3-1 lead after two periods of play. Darrien Sroka added a power play goal halfway through the third frame with assists going to Kenny White and Gavin Cummings, but Wooster responded quickly to go back up by two. Cedric Calhoun notched his first career goal in his second game with the red and black to cut the Wooster lead to 1 on a tally assisted by Vincent Casale and Cam Smith.  The Oilers maintained the one goal lead until the final minute of regulation, when the Vengeance's recent penchant for last minute heroics showed up once again. Pittsburgh took advantage of a Wooster penalty, and James Stiles scored on the power play from Cummings and White with 59 seconds remaining to knot the game at 4 apiece and send the game to overtime. Connor Ackerman drew a hooking penalty halfway through the extra frame to give the Vengeance a powerplay opportunity, and James Unger banged home the game winning goal on a rebound with assists going to Cummings and Stiles to give the Vengeance a thrilling come from behind 5-4 victory. Jacob Stack stopped 29 out of 33 shots for his third victory of the year.