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Muskies snap skid, rally past Youngstown 5-3

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KTIV) - Down 3-2 nearing the end of the third period, Bobo Carpenter, Joe Snively and Joel LEsperance scored within four minutes of each other lifting Sioux City to a 5-3 win over Youngstown Saturday night.

The victory snaps the Musketeers two-game losing streak and gives the team some momentum heading into the postseason next weekend.

Trevor Olson opened the scoring less than two minutes in, beating Colin DeAugustine to give Sioux City the 1-0 lead at the 1:48 mark of the first period.

Youngstown answered right back with goals from Tommy Parran and Josh Melnick to put the Phantoms up 2-1 at the first intermission.

After a scoreless second period, Cedric Lacroix tied the game with his eighth goal of the year at the 5:11 mark of the period.

Six minutes later Youngstown fired right back to take a 3-2 lead after Conor Lemirande found the back of the net.

Sioux City will now travel to Omaha next weekend to begin their best-of-five playoff series against the Lancers.

USHL Playoffs

Game 1: April 12, Sioux City @ Omaha 7:05 p.m.
Game 2: April 13, sioux City @ Omaha 5:05 p.m.
Game 3: April 18, Omaha @ Sioux City 7:05 p.m.
Game 4: April 19, Omaha @ Sioux City*
Game 5: TBD

*If necessary

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