ALLEN, Texas – - The Wichita Thunder won their 10th straight game and eighth playoff game in a row defeating the Allen Americans 4 to 1 Tuesday night at the Allen Event Center.
Todd Griffith scored the first two goals of the contest while Les Reaney had two assists on the evening.
Wichita goaltender Torrie Jung faced only 16 Allen shots, saving 15.
Game two of the best-of-seven series is Thursday night in Allen.
Games three and four will be held at the Intrust Bank Arena in Wichita this weekend.