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Saints fall at Muskegon, trail 2-1 in series

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MUSKEGON (KWWL) -

 The Dubuque Fighting Saints lobbed the puck at goal 47 times Friday night, only 1 found the back of the net as they fell 3-1 at Muskegon. The loss put them in to an elimination situation, now trailing 2-1 in the best of 5 series.

Muskegon dominated the opening period, outshooting Dubuque 19-7. The Lumberjacks picked up goals from Tom Marchin and Matej Paulovic to lead 2-0 after the first.

The Fighting Saints outshot Muskegon 38-18 over the remainder of the contest, but only managed one goal from Jacob Benson late in the 3rd. The Lumberjacks, meanwhile, put the contest away with an empty net goal in the final 2 minutes.

The teams meet in game 4, Saturday night at 6:15 in Muskegon.

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