Prowlers Lose 5-1 to Surging Carolina

By David Cesefske

Port Huron, MI - The Carolina Thunderbird's finished the three game weekend series Sunday afternoon with a win of 5-1 over the Port Huron Prowlers. 

Carolina steamrolled to a 3-0 lead after the first twenty minutes of play,Josh Pietrantonio picking up his 8th goal on the season scoring :31 seconds in to give the Thunderbird's the early lead, a lead they would protect as goaltender Kelly Curl would stop all 13 shots that came his way.

The second period proved to be all to similar for the Prowlers who were unable to crawl any closer, only registering 6 shots in the second period, all stopped by Carolina's Curl. The Thunderbird's were able to add to their lead with a goal by forward Jay croop, assists going to Jan Salak and Pietrantonio

Port Huron broke up the shutout in the third period with a goal from Yianni Liarakos :30 seconds in, but were unable to draw any closer, losing at a final score of 5-1.

With the loss Port Huron will fall to 5-5 overall, looking to rebound next Friday as they faceoff with the Danville Dashers, puck drop at 7:30 PM at McMorran Arena