After the Evansville Thunderbolts asserted their dominance in the first game of the best-of-three series, the Macon Mayhem evened things up at home with a 6-1 win.
The two teams combined for a scoreless first period, but the Mayhem scored three in the second period to take a 3-0 lead.
Kevin Irwin then proceeded to light the lamp three times in the final period for a hat trick and a Mayhem victory.
Next up for both teams is a decisive game three Sunday afternoon.
Puck drop is at 3:30 p.m. in Macon, Ga.