EVERETT, Wash. - Mitch Fadden and Jason Reese each had a goal and an assist, leading the Tri-City Americans to a 4-2 victory over the Everett Silvertips on Wednesday night in their first-round Western Hockey League playoff series.
Justin Feser and Johnny Lazo also scored for Tri-City, which took a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven series. Chet Pickard made 26 saves in goal for the Americans.
Zack Dailey and Tyler Maxwell scored for Everett. Maxwell's goal gave him goals in each of the first three games of the series.
Thomas Heemskerk made 27 saves in net for the Silvertips.