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Americans stumble late in overtime loss to Giants

Doug Love

The Vancouver Giants defeated the Americans tonight in a close match in overtime.

The boys took over the first period and scored a couple goals. Riley Sawchuk got the team on the board with the assist of Hyman and Hrabik. Sasha Mutala scored the second for the 2-0 lead.

The Giants did not stay behind for long, tying things up in the second period and taking the lead 3-2 at 13:35.

Tri-City, Kyle Olson, ties the game up once again following Bowen Byram’s goal at 14:59.

Jadon Joseph scored the Giants fourth goal. The Americans followed with their fourth from Parker AuCoin on a penalty shot in the third at 1:56.

Bowen Byram scored the game winning goal 2:39 OT.

Shots: 26-35 Vancouver.

Final score: VAN 5 – AMS 4

The Americans will take on the Seattle Thunderbirds at home this Saturday at 7:05 p.m. for CH2M Hill Military Appreciation Night. Tickets available at the Toyota Center Box Office and online here.

Paycen Bjorklund represents the WHL in this week’s CIBC CHL Showdown, vote here.

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