In a game where neither team could get a cushion, Lewiston/Auburn escaped with a 4-2 victory over East Coast.
No lead was more than two goals during the contest, and the winning goal was scored by Daniel Heffernan at 4:34 of the third period.
Lewiston/Auburn was led by Heffernan, who finished with one goal.
Lewiston/Auburn's penalty kill was spotless, allowing no goals on four East Coast power plays. Lewiston/Auburn's offense rang up 47 shots on East Coast's net.
Others who scored for Lewiston/Auburn included Thomas Puetz, Brett Bittner, and Clay Janowiak, who scored one goal each. More assists for Lewiston/Auburn came via Joseph Mooney, Walker Hamilton, Dylan Vrees, Austin Davis, Austin Siering, Jon Paul Chauvin, Alexander Friend, and Mark Ferullo, who contributed one each.
East Coast was helped by Albert Wiggins, who grabbed one goal. Wiggins scored 2:32 into the second period to make the score 2-1 East Coast. Michael Bellmore provided the assist. Mason Smith also scored for East Coast. In addition, East Coast received assists from Matt Moreschi, Ryan Monte, and Preston Palamara, who each chipped in one.
Marcus Mitchell recorded 14 saves for Lewiston/Auburn. Lewiston/Auburn incurred 28 minutes in penalty time with four minors. East Coast's Aidan Critchlow stopped 43 shots out of the 47 that he faced. East Coast incurred 10 minutes in penalty time with five minors.