Stingrays 3, Lynx 2, shootout
STAR OF THE GAME: Former Lynx goalie David Brumby made 37 saves for the Stingrays.
KEY PLAY: With the Lynx leading 2-1, Stingrays defenseman Trevor Johnson's drive from the point was stopped by goalie Tom Draper, but the rebound deflected off Lynx defenseman Chris Gustafson into the net for the tying goal at 7:41 of the third.
PLUS: Newcomer Luke Murphy, signed earlier this week, scored his first goal as a Lynx.
MINUS: The Lynx went 0-for-4 in the shootout.
UP NEXT: Lynx at Greenville Grrrowl, 7:30 tonight, Bi-Lo Center
STINGRAYS 3, LYNX 2 (SO)
South Carolina1 0 1 0 1-3
Augusta1 1 0 0 0-2
First period: 1-South Carolina, Seitz (Clapton, Johnson), 3:29. 2-Augusta, Murphy (Ianiero, Crane), 11:03 (pp). Penalties-Johnson, SC (hooking), 8:27; Brindley, SC, double-minor (high sticking), 8:48; Gomez, SC (high sticking), 18:00.
Second period: 3-Augusta, Crane (M.Thomson, Holly), 4:18. Penalties-Schneekloth, SC (slashing), 1:18; Holly, Aug (hooking), 8:31; Johnson, SC (high sticking), 10:18; Johnson, SC (cross-checking), 10:18; M.Thompson, Aug (holding), 16:11.
Third period: 4-South Carolina, Johnson (Armbrust), 7:41. Penalties-Murphy, Aug (tripping), 4:53; Williamson, SC (roughing), 11:16; C.Thompson, Aug (unsportsmanlike conduct), 11:16.
Overtime: Penalties-Crane, Aug (roughing), 3:42; Marietti, SC (roughing), 3:42.
Shootout: South Carolina-Clapton (miss), Seitz (made), Huppe (miss), Calder (miss), Williamson (made). Augusta-Legg (miss), St. Louis (miss), Shepherd (miss), Williamson (miss).
Shots on goal: South Carolina 5-6-6-2-19, Augusta 13-15-11-0-39. Power-play opportunities: South Carolina 0 of 3, Augusta 1 of 4. Goaltenders: South Carolina-Brumby (39 shots-37 saves; W,4-2-2), Augusta-Draper (19-17; SOL,6-5-2) Referee: Jon Mattson. Linesmen: Terry Wicklum, Craig Kneale. A: 5,427. <