BLOOMINGTON — The Central Illinois Flying Aces defeated Team USA, 7-3, Friday night before a Grossinger Motors Arena crowd of 911.
Sebastian Dirven scored twice for the Aces (4-2-1), who got one goal apiece from Stephen Halliday, Max Ellis, Colby Enns, Payton Matsui and Lynden Breen.
Providing assists for the victors were Breen (two), Philip Elgestal, Halliday, Tate Singleton, Trevor Janicke (two), Jeremy Davidson and Chase Foley.
Aces goalie Ryan Snowden made 18 saves. His team took control early while building a 3-0 lead after one period.