by Pete Richmire

TACOMA, WA. – The Stars (3-1-0) and Harrisburg Heat (1-5-0) are set to square off for the second time in two days when they get underway at the accesso ShoWare Center at 5:05 pm. The Stars took game one of the two-game set last night 10-4 on the back of six unanswered goals and holding the Heat to only one shot in the second half.

Harrisburg came across country battered with injury and illnesses but still came out strong holding a 3-1 lead early in the game and tied 4-4 at the half. Two games in two days for the visiting squad will be a tough task as they look to heal what is an extensive injury report.  After today’s contest they will get to play their next four games at home and will not travel again until February 4.

Danny DiPrima (4G-2A) leads the scorers for the Heat with six points and his four goals tops the team as well. Raphael Araujo. Who had two goals last night sits second with five points.

In goal, though Chase Vosvick (1-3-0, 6.99, .671) has been the number one starter, Darian McCauley faced 30 shots last night and his record fell to 0-2-0 with a 7.08 GAA, and .622 save percentage.

For the Stars Danny Waltman brings a 3-1-0 record to today’s game. Tacoma’s defense held the Heat to just eight shots last night and Waltman’s save percentage finished at .728. Mike Arguello finished the game, playing the final minutes and has no record with a 7.30 GAA.

Tacoma saw their offensive statistics bloom after last night’s game and Nick Perera (4G-6A) is leading the pack with 10 points. Jamael Cox is first with five goals after a pair last night. Second in scoring is Mike Ramos (4G-3A) with seven points and Cox sits third with six.

Sunday evening’s game is a nod to our youth fans with Kid’s Day at the accesso ShoWare Center. Tickets for both games are available at