Jesse Dickinson scored two goals to help the Titans defeat the visiting Norwich Sea Captains 5 – 2 yesterday. The win snapped the Titans five-game losing streak.
Norwich’s Troy Harwell was called for slashing just 1:14 into the game to give the Titans the man advantage. As the powerplay was winding down, Ryan Kenna put the Titans on the board at 2:35 into the opening period with assists from Aaron Hicks and Teito Ishigaki.
Harwell received a four-minute penalty for slashing and unsportsmanlike conduct at 4:04 into the period. Three minutes later the Titans scored their second powerplay goal of the game off the stick of Dickinson with an assist from Ethan Riquinha.
Dickinson made it 3 – 0 with his second goal of the game with 5:26 left in the first period with an assist from Sam Senft.
Defenseman Aidan Cook scored his first goal of the season at 4:27 into the second period to make it 4 – 0. Cook was assisted by Jacob Renbarger.
The Sea Captains’ Tony Morran scored with 9:15 left in the middle stanza to make it a 4 – 1 game. Mason Garnhart gave the Titans a 5 – 1 lead just a minute into the third period.
Norwich’s Jack Kinahan scored a powerplay goal at 4:28 of the final period to close out the score.
Donovan Alfama stopped 32 of 34 shots in the victory (his fourth of the season) while Brendan Pellerito turned aside 32 of 37 in defeat. Click here for the box score.
The Titans next game is away against the Long Beach Sharks on Sunday, December 5 at 10:30AM.