Ricardo Gonzalez came up big, stopping 50 of 54 shots throughout the game. The Pittsburgh Vengeance took the lead before the halfway point in the second on a goal from Dominick Glavach.
Ej Gilbert contributed with 2 goals and Tristin Snyder had a busy night with 2 assists. James Unger delivered for his team with 2 points (1 goal, 1 assist).
In the first period, Gilbert opened the scoring for Toledo with a goal at 6:02 with a helper from fellow Cherokee forward Snyder. Gilbert netted a goal at 9:15 with helpers from teammates Weinrich and Snyder. Erker finally put the Vengeance on the board with a goal at 19:32 with assists from Williams and White.
In the second, Soderberg scored a goal at 2:43 with helpers from Kirk and Unger. Glavach deposited what turned out to be the game winning goal at 9:35 with assists from Oslick and Friedman. Unger netted a goal at 12:47 with a helper from defenseman Jenkins.
This loss brings the Toledo Cherokee’s record to (12-29-1-0).