Rhinos Win Two vs RoadRunners

Tuesday: TX RoadRunners 4 @ El Paso 3 (OT) – Derek Boutin had the overtime-winning goal and an assist to lead the RoadRunners to a 4-3 win in El Paso. The Rhinos scored first on a goal from Caden Butler. The RoadRunners then scored three straight goals from Gabe Stoner, Tim Marsico, and Tyler Love to take a 3-1 lead in the 3rd period. The Rhinos stormed back with goals late in the 3rd period from Blake Polifka and Matthew Gross to tie the game at 3-3. Boutin scored 1:31 into overtime. Hunter Hein made 40 saves in the win, while Camden Pendleton made 33 saves in the loss.

Wednesday: TX RoadRunners 0 @ El Paso 1 – Rhinos goalie Camden Pendleton stopped all 33 shots that came his way for his second shutout of the season as El Paso beat the RoadRunners, 1-0. The lone goal of the game came in the 2nd period as Riley Hunt-Bahn scored his 27th goal of the season with assists to Kaiden Hafele and Caden Butler. RoadRunners goalie Alexander Opalacz played well in the loss, making 32 saves.

Thursday: TX RoadRunners 3 @ El Paso 4 – The Rhinos moved to within two points of the RoadRunners in the standings thanks to a 4-3 win on Thursday. El Paso jumped out to a 3-0 lead after two periods, getting goals from Cole Ingram, Kaiden Hafele, and Matthew Gross. The RoadRunners stormed back with three goals in the 3rd period from Kyle Portlock, Tyler Love, and Matthew Edestrand, but an El Paso goal from Payne Pent proved to be the difference. Camden Pendleton made 41 saves in the win, while Hunter Hein made 41 saves in the loss.