Fresno’s Evan Ingram scored just 1 minute and 32 seconds into the game and doubled the Monsters’ lead 15 minutes later in a 5-2 beating of Arizona in the Western States Hockey League on Friday.
The win clinched the three-game series for the Monsters (28-4-0-1), who trampled the Redhawks 7-1 in Thursday’s series opener.
Arizona (1-29-0-1) cut its deficit in half near the end of the first period but Fresno converted a power-play after the break on Owen Sikich’s goal on an assist from Corey Munro.
The teams close out the series at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Gateway Ice Center.
Cal Poly tops Bulldogs men’s tennis team
The Fresno State men’s tennis team dropped its first dual match of 2015, losing 4-3 at Cal Poly.
Adam Glynn, Eric Komati and Youssef Hassan won singles matches to make it 3-3, but the tiebreaker came at court No. 3 as Cal Poly’s Garrett Auproux outlasted Euan McIntosh 6-3, 7-6 (7-2).
Sunbirds women fall twice in water polo
Fresno Pacific lost its first two matches at the Lou Tully Memorial Tournament, falling to Cal State East Bay 12-2 and Sonoma State 8-6.
Kelsie Harvey had 10 saves against East Bay and Courtney Hall 11 versus Sonoma State.