COLUMBUS, GA - For the second straight game the Columbus River Dragons scored three power play goals en route to an 8-5 win over the Mississippi Sea Wolves on Saturday at a sold-out Columbus Civic Center on Military Appreciation Night.

Eight River Dragons players posted multi-point efforts, led by Austin Daae’s two goal, one assist performance. Justin MacDonald (3a), Josh Pietrantonio (1-2-3, GWG) and Kyle Moore (1-2-3) also registered three point nights in the winning effort.

Yanni Liarakos led the way for Mississippi, registering a point on every Sea Wolves goal (3g, 2a). He also recorded 11 of Mississippi’s 28 total shots on goal.


  • MacDonald extended his scoring streak to 21 consecutive games. He now has 16 goals and 29 assists for 45 points in that span.

  • Kyle Moore ran his personal scoring streak to ten games. He now has seven goals and 15 assists for 22 points over that stretch.

  • The River Dragons win streak is now 11 games going back to January 5 against Blue Ridge. Columbus has not lost in 2024.

  • Columbus is the only team that remains unbeaten in regulation at home, running their record to 14-0-1 on the season.

  • Tonight marked the third time the River Dragons notched three power play goals in a game, the team’s season high.

  • Columbus has scored eight goals in a game one other time this season, back on December 9 against the Sea Wolves.

  • The game marked the second consecutive year Military Appreciation Night sold out at the Columbus Civic Center.

  • Columbus went 6-for-12 in the two game weekend set.

Columbus is back in action next Friday night against the Baton Rouge Zydeco at 7:35 pm. Tickets are on sale now for all remaining River Dragons home games through the Civic Center Box Office and online at TicketMaster.com.