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Rivermen score five first-period goals, rout Roanoke to take 2-0 SPHL Finals series lead

Rivs now just one win away from winning President’s Cup
Published: Apr. 29, 2022 at 11:25 PM CDT
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PEORIA (Heart of Illinois ABC) - The Peoria Rivermen are now just one win away from winning their first-ever President’s Cup. The Rivs scored five first-period goals in a 7-3 rout of Roanoke in Game 2 of the series on Friday night. Jordan Ernst had a hat-trick for Peoria.

The series now shifts to Roanoke for Game 3 on Monday at 6:05. The Rivermen can win the series with a victory there. An if-necessary Game 4 would be Tuesday in Roanoke while a Game 5 would come back to Peoria next Thursday.

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