Riders Rebound with 6-4 Win at Dubuque

By Jeff Johnson, Reporter


By Aaron Hepker

DUBUQUE, Iowa - Stu Wilson scored with 1:59 left to help lift the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders to a 6-4 win over the Dubuque Fighting Saints on Sunday afternoon at Dubuque.

The win stopped the Riders’ three-game losing streak and moved them into second place alone in the USHL‘s Eastern Conference with 59 points (on a 27-10-5 record). Justin Kovacs scored into an open net with 1:13 left for the final margin.

Sam Warning had a pair of goals for Cedar Rapids, with Michael Parks and Nick Saracino also scoring. Dubuque scored twice in the first eight minutes of the third period to grab a 4-3 lead, but Saracino tied it at the 9:18 mark.

Brady Hjelle got the win in goal, making 30 saves.

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