Wildcats Swept By Tornado in Two Games

Reported by: Charlie Bartlett

The bragging rights are staying with the Texas Tornado.

Saturday night at the Kay Yeager Coliseum, the Wichita Falls Wildcats fell 5-4 to their in-state rival, the Texas Tornado, in a NAHL South Division game. Tornado sweeping the weekend series in two games.

The first period had lots of action, five combined goals coming from both sides. Texas leading 3-2 after the first intermission.

Wildcats outplayed the Tornado in the second period outscoring them 2-1, sending the game to a 4-4 tie into the final period.

But Texas got the only goal in the third period as they held on to take the rivalry road win.

Four different Wildcats scored in the loss. Drew Allen led the way with 1 goal and 1 assist while Ryan Frost added 2 assists.

Wichita Falls outshot Texas 31-29, but were only 1-6 on the powerplay.

With the loss, The Wildcats fell to 21-21-4 on the season, putting them on a two-game losing streak.

The team's next game is Friday, February 25th at the Kay Yeager Coliseum in home-game series with the New Mexico Mustangs.