The College Station Spirit struggled against the Louisiana Drillers allowing Brent Wroblewski to score a hat trick as the Spirit crushed Louisiana 11-1 in a home game at Planet Ice Rink in College Station. The Louisiana Drillers took the lead before the halfway point in the first on a goal from Tucker Alspaugh and never looked back.
Brandon Morgan had a busy night with 3 points (2 goals, 1 assist) and Hayden Watzka delivered for his team with 3 assists.
In the first period, Morgan opened the scoring for the Drillers with a goal at 7:34 with helpers from Zittel and Watzka. Alspaugh netted what turned out to be the game winning goal at 9:47 with helpers from his teammates Zittel and Bloemer. Wroblewski put in a goal at 13:15 with assists from his linemates, Jorajuria and Morgan. Hamilton scored a goal at 17:37 with assists from his linemates, Hale and Credeur. Wroblewski quickly followed with a goal at 17:52 with a helper from defenseman Morgan.
During the second, Wroblewski put in a goal at 2:15 with helpers from Dolese and Watzka. Harden netted a goal at 4:41 with an assist from defenseman Morgan. Morgan quickly followed with a goal at 6:05 with an assist from his linemate Watzka. Smith deposited a goal at 15:10 with a helper from Hamilton.
In the third, Murphy finally put the Spirit on the board with a goal at 8:00 with assists from Ely and Sawicki. Wotta answered for the Drillers with a goal at 14:12 with helpers from Hamilton and Dolese. Hamilton scored a goal at 17:00 with an assist from Credeur.
This loss brings the College Station Spirit’s record to (1-13-0-0).