William Graves came up big, stopping 22 of 26 shots throughout the game. The Peoria Mustangs took the lead late in the first on a goal from Blake Finley and never looked back.
Ian Mchenrey did his part, adding 2 goals and Jack Healy chipped in with 2 assists.
During the first, Mchenrey opened the scoring for Peoria with a goal at 8:43 with a helper from his teammate Healy. Finley put in what turned out to be the game winning goal at 16:44 with an assist from Stewart.
In the second period, Radley netted a goal at 13:15 with helpers from Power-Wayvon and Stewart. Mchenrey deposited a goal at 18:04 with assists from Mcdonald and Healy.
During the third, Tilmon finally put the Freeze on the board with a goal at 19:34 with helpers from Bettis and Zukowski.
This loss brings the La Crosse Freeze’s record to (29-27-2-0).