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Rapid City rides Boron to victory over Missouri, 3-1
Story by Narrative Science.
The Rapid City Rush relied on the sparkling performance of Tim Boron in net to grab a 3-1 win against the Missouri Mavericks.
The win gave Rapid City a 2-0 lead in the best of seven series.
The Rush pulled out the victory even though they were hit with 14 penalty minutes.
Rapid City was led by Taggart Desmet, who registered one goal. Desmet scored on the power play 11:01 into the third period to make the score 2-1 Rapid City. The Rush earned a power play opportunity when Trevor Kell was put in the box for hooking. Jamie VanderVeeken picked up the assist.
Rapid City put up an impenetrable defensive front on the penalty kill, and did not allow Missouri to score on any of its six power plays.
The Mavericks' offense rang up 37 shots on the Rush's net.
Boron rejected 36 shots on goal for Rapid City. The Rush registered one goal on seven power play opportunities. The Mavericks' Mike Clemente stopped 26 shots out of the 29 that he faced. Missouri incurred 18 minutes in penalty time with nine minors.