Wichita Thunder

Missouri tops Thunder

The Thunder let a 2-0 first period slip away, fell behind the Missouri Mavericks 3-2 in the third, forced overtime with a goal in the final three minutes... then lost on a goal 27 seconds into the added period Saturday in a Central Hockey League game at Independence, Mo.

Bobby Hughes and Tomas Klempa scored the first-period goals. Klempa scored again at 17:32 of the third, sending the game to overtime.

Wichita managed three shots in the second period and four in the third; for the game Missouri held a 42-17 edge in shots.

Wichita2 0 1 0 — 3 Missouri0 2 1 1 — 4

First period — 1, Wichita Hughes (Klempa, Bozoian) 6:14; 2, Wichita Klempa (Kelly, Woll) 10:40. Penalties — Foreman, Missouri, (Hooking), 0:58; Ottmann, Wichita, (Holding), 6:32; Woll, Wichita, (Cross Checking), 11:06; Woll, Wichita, (Board Checking), 14:18.

Second period — 3, Missouri Paul (Christian, Sirota) 15:19; 3, Missouri Christian (Burgoyne, Watson) 17:39 (pp). Penalties — Christian, Missouri, (Tripping), 1:37; Woll, Wichita, (Hooking), 11:51; Lewis, Missouri, (Board Checking), 15:42; Hughes, Wichita, (High Sticking), 16:42; Woll, Wichita, (Cross Checking), 17:28.

Third period — 5, Missouri Bochek (Foreman) 4:14; 6, Wichita Klempa (McAllister) 17:32. Penalties — Clark, Wichita, (Delay of Game), 8:50.

Overtime — 7, Missouri Lavender (Sellan, Lafrance) 0:27.

Power play — Wichita 0-3, Missouri 1-7.

Shots on Goal—Wichita 10-3-4-0—17. Missouri 11-17-13-1—42.

Goalies—Wichita, Campbell 42 shots, 38 saves. Missouri, Effinger 17-14. Time—2:19. A—5,800.

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