PENSACOLA, Fla. (December 15, 2018) – The Pensacola Ice Flyers fell 5-1 to the Macon Mayhem in Macon. Pensacola’s lone goal was scored by Robert Lepine. Macon’s goals were scored by Mike Chemello, Jimmy Soper, Sam Wilbur and Jake Trask, who scored twice.
Mike Chemello opened the scoring for Macon past the halfway point of the first period at 12:05. He was assisted by John Siemer and Kristaps Bazevics. 39 seconds later on a pass from Sam Wilbur, Jimmy Soper made it 2-0 Macon. The Mayhem outshot the Ice Flyers 13 to 8.
Jake Trask scored both of the second period goals for the Mayhem. The first goal came at 7:17 with John Siemer and Zach Urban assisting. The second goal was scored at 12:25 on a pass from Larry Smith. The Ice Flyers were once again outshot 13 to 10.
Jarret Kup assisted on Sam Wilbur’s goal 4:55 into the third period. Robert Lepine scored his second goal of the season to put the Ice Flyers on the board at 10:05 in the third. His power play goal was assisted by Brantley Sherwood and Nathan Bruyere. Macon doubled Pensacola in shots 16 to 8.
The Ice Flyers continue on the road next weekend against the Macon Mayhem in back-to-back games Friday and Saturday. Make sure to follow the Ice Flyers on Twitter and Facebook for score updates, as well as the Official Ice Flyers App.
After Christmas, the Ice Flyers return home to play the Huntsville Havoc on Thursday, December 27 at 6:35 PM. Join them at The Hangar for School’s Out/Polar Express Night! There will be a $1 Hot Chocolate special during the first period. Keep an eye out for the Polar Express Train Conductor! Bring the whole family out for holiday fun!
Saturday, December 29 is Military Appreciation Night. Puck drops at 7:05 PM. Military members and their families receive 35% off Center Ice tickets at the Bay Center Box Office with valid ID.