Wichita Thunder

Brahmas throttle Thunder offense

The Thunder offense struggled again, managing a single goal in a 4-1 loss to the Texas Brahmas on Friday night in North Richland Hills, Texas.

Neil Clark scored Wichita's only goal. It came on a power play midway through the third period and cut the Brahmas' lead to 3-1.

It was the fifth consecutive game the Thunder scored two or fewer goals.

Texas outshot Wichita 45-27. Scott Campbell made 31 saves.

Wichita0 0 1 — 1 Texas1 1 2 — 4

First period—1. Texas, Thauwald (Mason, Pierce) 11:48. Penalties— Deitsch, Texas, (roughing), 0:35; Clark, Wichita, (hooking), 4:41; Hanson, Wichita, (tripping), 7:26; Skworchinski, Texas, (board checking), 9:12; Sellars, Texas, (high sticking), 13:59; Hanson, Wichita, (board checking), 15:03.

Second period—2. Texas, McLeod (unassisted) 5:29. Penalties— Burto, Texas, (hooking), 7:28; Hanson, Wichita, (hooking), 12:11.

Third period—3. Texas, Rouleau (Thauwald) 4:48 (sh). 4. Wichita, Clark (Hanson, Kelly) 10:51 (pp). 5. Texasn Deitsch (Hiebert) 18:17. Penalties— Woll, Wichita, (slashing), 2 min, 1:00; Perrott, Texas, (slashing), 3:59; Minard, Texas, (slashing), 9:36; Minard, Texas, (hooking), 11:15; Hanson, Wichita, (hooking), 11:52.

Shots—Wichita 8-10-9—27. Texas 22-8-15—45.

Goalies—Wichita, Campbell, 45 shots, 41 saves. Texas, Jaeger. 27-26.

Power play — Wichita 1 for 7, Texas 0-6

Referee—Jon McIsaac. Linesmen— Chris Petrin, Anthony Rivera. A— 2,168.

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