The Cherokee struggled against the Xpress 4-1 in home game

The Toledo Cherokee's defense had a poor night, allowing the Southern Tier Xpress 40 shots throughout the game. The Southern Tier Xpress took the lead before the halfway point in the second on a goal from Michael Keller.

Stuart Pearson contributed with 2 goals and Michael Keller had no trouble finding the scoresheet, adding 2 points (1 goal, 1 assist).

During the second, Restle opened the scoring for the Xpress with a goal at 4:00 with a helper from his linemate Tonzi. Keller deposited what turned out to be the game winning goal at 7:14 with an assist from his teammate Payne. Pearson netted a goal at 11:50. Pearson put in a goal at 14:25 with a helper from Keller.

In the third, Carter finally put Toledo on the board with a goal at 16:04.

This loss brings the Toledo Cherokee’s record to (5-11-0-0).