SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Waterloo delivered another solid defensive performance Saturday night as the Black Hawks skated past Sioux Falls 4-2 in United States Hockey League action.

It was the fourth win in five games for Waterloo, which has allowed just six goals so far this season.

Calvin Pokorny gave the Black Hawks a 1-0 lead midway through the opening period, but the Stampede (3-2-1-1) answered with a power-play tally three minutes later.

Sioux Falls took a 2-1 lead with the only goal of the second period, then the Black Hawks surged to a 3-2 lead when Dylan Mills connected 2:30 into the third, followed by Ethan Johnson’s go-ahead goal just :18 later.

Ben Copeland capped the win with an empty net goal with :28 remaining.

Jared Moe stopped 32 shots in goal for Waterloo.

Waterloo 4, Sioux Falls 2

SCORE BY PERIODS

Waterloo 1 0 3 — 4

Sioux Falls 1 1 0 — 2

FIRST PERIOD — 1. Waterloo, Pokorny (DiGrande), 9:59. 2. Sioux Falls, Swoyer (Ivanyuzhenkov, Dawe), pp, 12:52. Penalties — Villella-SF (tripping) 6:29, Pokorny-Wat. (interference) 10:51, Sorensen-Wat. (high-sticking) 11:41.

SECOND PERIOD — 3. Sioux Falls, Mattson (Conley) 3:14. Penalties — Acosta-SF (tripping) 7:36, Sorensen-Wat. (delay) 11:31, Copeland-Wat. (roughing) 19:23, Conley-SF (roughing) 19:23, DeNaples-SF (roughing) 19:23.

THIRD PERIOD — 4. Waterloo, Mills (unassisted), 2:30. 5. Waterloo, Johnson (Mills), 2:48. 6. Waterloo, Copeland (Drury, Wait), en, 19:32. Penalties — Sorensen-Wat. (interference) 8:30, Wait-Wat. (double cross-checking) 9:30, Acosta-SF (slashing) 9:30.

SHOTS ON GOAL

Waterloo 15 12 12 — 39

Sioux Falls 13 14 7 — 34

Power-plays—Waterloo 0-for-3. Sioux Falls 1-for-5.

Goaltenders—Waterloo, Moe (34 SOG, 32 saves). Sioux Falls, Berdin (38 SOG, 35 saves).

Officials—Referee, Hankes. Linesmen, Esterly, Mack. Att.—5,189.

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