HIGHLIGHTS: Phantoms end losing streak, hand first place Steel their fourth loss

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The Phantoms scored four-straight goals to take the lead and never looked back in the win over Chicago

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – The Youngstown Phantoms snapped a five-game losing streak Saturday as they topped the Chicago Steel 5-2 at the Covelli Centre.

Watch the video above for highlights of the game.

The loss is just the Steel’s fourth regulation loss of the season.

Youngstown opened the scoring in the first period when Reilly Funk deflected a shot from the point into the net to make it 1-0.

But the lead wouldn’t last long as Matt Coronato scored on the power play, his 18th goal of the year to make it 1-1.

Chicago would take the lead in the second period when Erik Middendorf scored his 17th of the year to make it 2-1.

But Youngstown would score the next four-straight goals and never looked back.

Georgii Merkulov, Winter Wallace, Yusaku Ando and Cole Burtch all found the net for the Phantoms.

The Phantoms improve to 5-12-0-1 on the year.

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