Final Score - Basingstoke Bison 8 Guildford Flames 3
Dean Holland opens the scoring after 62 seconds, but the Bison level on the powerplay from Joe Rand.
Guildford make it 2-1 on the powerplay from Branislav Kvetan and once again the Herd equalise from Ciaran Long.
The Bison win the second period 2-0 as Joe Rand scored on the powerplay and Doug Sheppard added the fourth.
A superb final periods sees The Herd hit four as Karpov gets the first two, followed by Long and Rand.