The Bulls come out blazing and ring the bell early. Persistence pays of for Matt Fuller and he pops in the rebound at 18:14 of the first. Assists from Evan Schultz and Keegan Bruce. The Thunderbolts manage to tie it up before the break (4:00) and have the edge on shots 16-11.
The Bulls start second period scoring at 18:54 with Keegan Bruce lighting it up. Assists from Josh Harris and Evan Schultz. The Bolts again hang on with a goal at 13:30 to tie 2-2. Evansville will take the lead for the first time tonight at 9:30 in the second 3-2. The period ends with Evansville leading and dominating on shots 18-5.
The Bolts start third period scoring at 16:44 to take a 4-2 and then go up 5-2 at 3:13. That would be the final. Birmingham’s shots improved in the final frame (13-12) but it wasn’t nearly enough. Total shots were 46-29 in favor of Evansville.
Attendance was 3,613; the Birmingham Bulls thank you fans. The Bulls face Pensacola this Tuesday at 7:30. Remember, unused tickets can be redeemed for a ticket for this game. We hope to see you there. Go Bulls!!