Vipers slither in front of Spartans, gaining their first league win

The Fort Wayne Vipers won their first league game against the Homestead Spartans by a score of 2-1. Coming into the matchup, Homestead was on a 12-game winless streak both in league play and the crossover games. Homestead has called up three players from the FW Renegades: Jacob Striker (76), Benedict Smith (36), and Carter Davis (52). Brody Rosswurm won while in the net for the Vipers and challenged Conner Gould and the Spartans. 

First Period

The game’s first goal would come late in the first period as Logan Ormsby deflected Michael Scully’s shot into the back of the net at 57.1 seconds. Homestead would get their first tally on the game sheet as Jacob Gerber headed into the penalty box with 39.6 seconds for a roughing call. 

Second Period

Logan Ormsby would connect with Micheal Scully once more; this time, Scully could collect his rebound and keep with the play to score about 4 minutes into the second. Jackson Bertels would get his fifth point of the season with an assist. The Vipers would head to the penalty box at 8:39 (Dylan Parks for a trip) and then again at 6:11, where Logan Orsmby and Simon Watson would head off for roughing calls. The Spartans had a 5-on-3 opportunity but could not cash in.    

Third Period

Homestead scored 48 seconds into the final frame, but Martinsky’s unassisted goal would be their only result. The Spartans finished with 22 shots on net compared to the Vipers 20. Conner Gould made 18 saves in the loss. 

1380’s Three Stars of The Game

  1. Michael Scully (1 goal and 1 assist)
  2. Brody Rosswurm (21 saves)
  3. Dan Martinsky (1 goal)


This article was written by Fiona Quinn

Recent Posts

Public Inspection File

Click Here to access the online Public Inspection File

Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station’s FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC’s online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or

Public File Liaison: