Mayhem drops overtime game in Mississippi

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SOUTHAVEN, MISSISSIPPI (MAYHEM RELEASE) – The Macon Mayhem rallied from two separate two goal deficits but lost in overtime 4-3 to the Mississippi RiverKings Friday night. It was the second time in five games the Mayhem have lost in either overtime or a shootout.

Leo Thomas did most of the damage for the RiverKings, scoring a hat trick with all three Mississippi goals in regulation time. It was his linemate, Ryan Marcuz, though who scored the game winner just 1:10 into overtime. Marcuz assisted on two of Thomas goals.

Trailing 2-0, the Mayhem got on the board when Joshua Ranalli scored at 4:18 of the second period. Thomas then completed his hat trick, giving the RiverKings a two-goal cushion. Daniel Gentzler cut the lead to 3-2 with just under two minutes left in the second period.

Gentzler set up Lucas LaBelle to tie the game at 14:07 of the third period. Gentzler now has six points (two goals and four assists) in the Mayhem’s five games.

By scoring three goals, the Mayhem met the Marco’s three goal challenge. Fans can receive a 25% discount on online orders at www.marcosonline.com and entering the promo code MAYHEM on Saturday.

The Mayhem’s next game is Tuesday at Columbus.

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