Hockey

Mavericks make it three in a row with win over Wichita

The Missouri Mavericks extended their winning streak to three games Saturday with a 3-2 overtime victory against the Wichita Thunder in front of a capacity crowd at Silverstein Eye Centers Arena.

Mavericks rookie Alex Brooks scored the game-winner when he beat Thunder goalie Drew Owsley at 3:24 of the extra period.

The Thunder took a 2-0 lead on first-period goals by Macoy Erkamps and Louick Marcotte. The Mavericks cut the deficit in half on a goal by Eric Scheid at 14:08 of the opening period.

Missouri tied it on Matt Finn’s power-play goal in the second period.

Mavericks goalie Josh Robinson made 39 saves and picked up his second straight victory.

Missouri’s next game is 7:05 p.m. Wednesday against the Americans in Allen, Texas.

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