PIETRANTONIO, STORJOHANN HIT MILESTONES IN 5-4 LOSS AT CAROLINA
WINSTON-SALEM, NC - Gus Ford recorded a hat trick and assisted on the game-winning goal as the Carolina Thunderbirds outlasted the Columbus River Dragons 5-4 on New Year's Eve.
Alexander Jmaeff scored twice for Columbus in the loss. River Dragons captain Josh Pietrantonio recorded his 200th pro assist in his 300th pro game, and Columbus forward Alex Storjohann recorded his 100th professional and FPHL point.
Columbus will return to action at home January 5 and 6 against the Blue Ridge Bobcats. Tickets for all remaining River Dragons games are on sale now through the Civic Center Box Office and online at TicketMaster.com.