HIDALGO – The Rio Grande Valley Killer Bees (3-4-0) fell to the Allen Americans (3-2-2) on Wednesday night by a 3-1 score. The two teams played a 2-1 game for a majority of the evening but a late Colton Yellow Horn goal iced the victory for the Americans. David Marshall recorded the lone Bees goal.
The Americans first got on the board at 4:05 of the first period as Josh Hepditch deflected a Keith Johnson shot to the back of the net.
The Americans struck again at 9:38 as Keith Johnson put in a rebound off a Bruce Graham shot at 9:38 of the first while on the power-play.
David Marshall would get the Bees within one at 10:19 of the first period after picking up an outlet pass from AJ Mikkelsen, Marshall skated the puck into the zone and ripped a shot glove side at 10:19.
The two teams would remain at 2-1 until Colton Yellow Horn scored at 16:33 of the third period to secure the Allen victory.
John Murray made 26 saves in net for the Bees.
The Killer Bees continue their homestand this weekend hosting the Arizona Sundogs both Friday and Saturday night. Puck drops at 7:30 p.m. both nights at the Hive. Tickets are available by calling 956-843-7825 or visiting killerbeehockey.com.