The Wichita Thunder posted its first two wins of the season in Central Hockey League play during the weekend.
The Wichita Thunder posted its first two wins of the season in Central Hockey League play during the weekend.Friday, Wichita downed the Rocky Mountain Rage 6-3 in Broomfield, Colo. Jason Duda scored a goal with two assists. Stan Yanchishyn, Mike Carmody, Brad Thompson, Troy Ofukany and Scott Rozendal each added a goal. Greg Cassista and Matt Byrnes had two assists each.Krister Toews stopped 39 of Rocky Mountainís 42 shots.Nick Harloff, Mark Versteeg-Lytwyn and John Snowden each scored a goal for Rocky Mountain.Saturday, Wichita traveled to Rio Rancho to edge the New Mexico Scorpions 7-6 in overtime. Wichita scored the first six goals of the game. New Mexico scored the next six to tie it.Chris Shudo scored 40 seconds into overtime to end the game. Shudo finished with three goals. Gordon Hack added two goals. Byrnes scored a goal with an assist. Chris Greene added a goal. Toews stopped 35 of 41 New Mexico shots.Torren Delforte scored two goals with two assists for New Mexico.Wichita is 2-3 and hosts Rocky Mountain at 7:05 p.m. Friday at the Kansas Coliseum.