Mudbugs Overpower Amarillo, Win 5-to-1

Amarillo, Tx(Apr 3, 2021)-The Bulls closed out their homestand with a 5-to-1 loss against the Shreveport Mudbugs. 

The visitors would strike early when Austin Brimmer scored just 1:45 into the game to put the Mudbugs on top. Amarillo would respond at the 9:34 mark with a Ty Black redirection with an assist from Ryan Coughlin to tie the game. The Mudbugs would reclaim their lead at the 16:47 mark of the first with a Griffen Sanom goal to give them a 2-to-1 lead after the first period. 

The Bulls would get some quality chances in the second but Shreveport goalie Cole Hudson would answer the call to keep it a one-goal game late into the second. 

The Mudbugs would add to their lead when Garrett Stelle would poke home a rebound and just  46 seconds later Sean Bunting would put home a wrist shot to give Shreveport a 4-to-1 lead over Amarillo. The score would hold into the final period. 

The Mudbugs would strike one more time in the final period and would hold on for a 5-to-1 win over the Bulls. The Bulls will travel to DFW next week to take on the Lone Star Brahmas on April 9th and 10th. 

The Amarillo Bulls are members of the North American Hockey League which is a tier II junior hockey league sanctioned by USA Hockey. For more information visit https://www.amarillobulls.com