Winning two games at Victoria, Fresno was 2-1-0 last week and is 8-1-1 in the last 10 games, improving to 18-5-8 and extending their lead in the Pacific Division. The Falcons have 44 points and are 10 points ahead of San Diego (15-13-4) and Long Beach (15-15-4) and 16 points ahead of Bakersfield (12-11-4).
Shawn Mather had a team-leading four goals and six points (4g-2a) against Victoria while Jamie Holden won two games to improve to 3-0-0 with a save percentage of .935 in his last three starts.
Fresno hosts South Division leader Florida on Tuesday and division rival Bakersfield on Saturday while traveling to West Division leader Las Vegas on Friday.
Tyler Weiman of San Diego was 2-0-0 with a goals-against average of 1.26 and a save percentage of .960 while All-Star selection Jesse Bennefield had seven points (3g-4a) in four games. The Gulls play at Las Vegas on Tuesday before hosting Bakersfield on Friday and Alaska on Saturday.
All-Star selection Ash Goldie had four points (2g-2a) in four games and leads Long Beach with 16 goals while ranking second on the Ice Dogs with 27 points. The Ice Dogs play at Utah on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.