Amarillo Wranglers beat El Paso Rhinos

The Amarillo Wranglers won their home game against the El Paso Rhinos on Friday, ending 5-1.

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The Amarillo Wranglers won their home game against the El Paso Rhinos on Friday, ending 5-1.

The hosting Wranglers started off strong and took the lead right after the puck drop with Ben Ivey scoring in the first minute, a goal assisted by Jack Ivey and Tommy Chunchukov.

The Rhinos tied the game 1-1 with a minute left into the first period when Luke Morris scored, assisted by Jacob Zwirecki and Nick Troutwine.

The Wranglers took the lead early in the second period when Jacob Halliday beat the goalie, assisted by Pierce Patterson and Rihards Simanovics.

Midway through, Blake Farrell scored a goal, assisted by Kyle Demarco and Preston Brighton, making the score 3-1.

The Wranglers increased the lead to 4-1 early into the third period when Tommy Chunchukov netted one, assisted by Chase Davis and Jack Ivey.

Chase Davis increased the lead to 5-1 late in the third, assisted by Zack Kent and Preston Brighton.

Next up:

The teams will soon play again in the next matchup on Saturday at 7:15 p.m. CST at Budweiser Bull Pen.