Fond du Lac 2, Appleton West 1 (OT): The Cardinals scored five minutes into overtime with Connor Ream getting his second goal of the night in a crucial FVA matchup in Appleton.
Reams also scored the game’s first goal in the 51st minute on a assist from Brock Lisowe. Lisowe also assisted on the overtime goal.
The Cardinals move to 14-6-1 on the season with a 4-3 mark in conference. West moved to 3-3-1 in the FVA.
“We knew this was going to be a tough conference battle,” Fondy head coach Greg Winkler said. “They marked Brock pretty heavily and at half we moved him a little but told the team someone else had to step up.”
Fond du Lac…0 1 1 — 2
App. West…0 1 0 — 1
Second half: FDL: Connor Reams (Brock Lisowe), 51:53. AW: Juan Lopez, 68:57. FDL: Reams (Lisowe), 85:16.
Saves: Fond du Lac (Ian Tess-Wanat) 9, Appleton West (Aidan Fogarty) 9.