The first game of the evening was South Carolina versus Old Miss. The Gamecocks jumped on the board with an early 2-0 lead. The Rebels scored two in the second to tie the game. In the third period, USC scored three unanswered goals to win the game 5-2.
The second game of the evening saw hometown favorites the Alabama Frozen Tide take on Vanderbilt. Bama jumped out to an early 2-0 lead before Vandy’s John Longman buried one at 6:13 of the first. The Frozen Tide would score two more in the first and take a 4-1 lead into the second. Vandy’s Daniel Hogue would get the scoring started in the second when he lit the lamp at 9:09. Bama would score one in the second to take a 5-2 lead into the third. The third period was all Alabama as they scored two unanswered goals to win the game 7-2.
In the last game of the evening, Auburn jumped out to an early 1-0 lead against Florida. The Gators scored two in the first and take a 2-1 lead into the first intermission. The Tigers scored one in the second, but the Gators were too much, scoring six and taking an 8-2 lead into the third. Florida would add four more goals in the final period to win the game 12-2.
In today’s games, the Auburn Tigers take on the Tennessee Ice Vols at 2 pm CT for seventh place. Vandy faces familiar foe Ole Miss at 3:15 for fifth place.
In the first semifinal game, South Carolina takes on Arkansas at 7 pm CT. In the last game of the evening, the Alabama Frozen Tide will play the Florida Gators at 9:50 PM CT.
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