READING -

The Greenville Road Warriors defeated the Reading Royals, 3-1, on Wednesday night at the Santander Arena. It was the first time these two teams met since the playoffs last season.

Brett Flemming scored a short-handed goal off an assist from T.J. Syner six minutes into the second period to give Reading the lead, but Greenville scored three unanswered goals the rest of the way.

Jordie Johnston netted a pair for the Road Warriors. Brandon Hynes recorded the other goal.

Reading returns to action Friday night at Wheeling.