Cyclones Win Thriller in Mequon

Wausau got off to a quick start as they netted three goals in the first 20 minutes of action. Hayden Shoemake scored his 12th of the season at 6:06 of the first and Gage Vierzba contributed his team leading 16th and 17th of the season at 7:13 and 17:55 mark respectively.

Milwaukee’s lone goal in the first period was scored by Ben Cremers.

Wausau, WI – The Wausau Cyclones took on the Milwaukee Power on Saturday afternoon as the Cyclones looked to extend their three-game winning streak and widen their lead over Milwaukee for the final playoff spot in the Central Division. Wausau picked up a thrilling 6-5 win, which moved their season record to (14-17-0-1). Saturday’s win gives Wausau a five-point lead for the final playoff spot with just 15 games remaining.

The Cyclones extended their lead to 4-1 after Cullen Moehring fired home his 5th of the season at 3:54 of the 2nd period. Milwaukee then went on to score 3 of the next 4 goals to make it just a one goal deficit after two periods.

Milwaukee got back to even at 4:10 of the third period after Mason Ausmus scored his team leading 12th goal of the season. The game remained scoreless until just 1:00 minute remaining in the final frame when Wesley Coquet put home the game winning goal. Zach Dosan earned the win by stopping 36 of 41 shots he faced.

Cyclones Hockey single game tickets are on sale now via wausaucyclones.com. Stay connected this season by following the Cyclones @wausaucyclones on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and online at wausaucyclones.com. Join us January 21 and 22 at Marathon Park as the Cyclones return home to face the Willmar WarHawks. Subscribe to the Cyclones podcast “Inside Cyclones Hockey”, available on your favorite podcast network.

The Cyclones are members of the North American 3 Hockey League (NA3HL), one of three USA Hockey-sanctioned Tier III Junior leagues, serves as one of the top training grounds in the country by providing the best coaching, exposure and developmental vehicles available for student-athletes in its classification.  The primary mission of the NA3HL is to provide a structured developmental environment for student-athletes who have aspirations of playing in the NAHL or United States Hockey League and eventually the NCAA or American College Hockey Association.  For more information, visit wausaucyclones.com.

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David Keech is a math teacher in Wisconsin Rapids and public address announcer for Abbotsord High School. He officiates basketball, baseball, and softball in central Wisconsin. He has reported on amateur sports since 2011, known as 'KeechDaVoice.' David can be reached at [email protected]