South Carolina Stingrays fall to Greenville in shootout
Greenville - Defenseman Drew Baker buried a goal and an assist to help South Carolina (30-11-1-3) take a standings point in a 5-4 shootout loss to Greenville (23-19-2-3) at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena on Sunday afternoon.
Baker broke open the scoring on the power play 4:55 into the second period basting a shot past the left pad of Road Warriors goaltender Jeff Malcolm (31 saves on 34 shots) from the right-wing point. Forwards Peter Boyd and Igor Gongalsky picked up assists. Forward Dale Mitchell put the Stingrays up 2-0 at 7:35 with help from Baker.
The Road Warriors jumped on the scoreboard at 16:34 when forward Andrew Rowe's shot from the left-wing circle trickled past the left leg of netminder Max Strang (39 saves on 42 shots). With 14 seconds left in the frame, forward Bretton Cameron tied the contest with his third goal of the season.
The Stingrays continue a three-game road trip Tuesday against the Orlando Solar Bears at 7 p.m.