The Helena Bighorns' offense had a big night, peppering the Yellowstone Quake with 47 shots throughout the game. The Helena Bighorns took the lead before the halfway point in the third on a goal from Jarett Scheibel.
Jarett Scheibel did his part, adding 2 points (1 goal, 1 assist) and Richard Groskops delivered for his team with 2 assists. Cole Stewart contributed with 2 assists and Mason Stewart chipped in with 2 assists.
In the second, Sietz opened the scoring for Helena with a goal at 0:33 with helpers from his linemates, Lindberg and Battaglia. Cline quickly followed with a goal at 2:29 with helpers from his teammates Scheibel and Groskops. Moore finally put Yellowstone on the board with a goal at 14:04 with assists from his linemates, Ford and Stewart. Kottmeier quickly followed with a goal at 14:29 with helpers from Groskops and Cross. Pelto quickly followed with a goal at 16:01 with assists from Stewart and Stewart.
During the third, Scheibel answered for Helena with what turned out to be the game winning goal at 7:16 with a helper from defenseman Smith. Buller answered for the Quake with a goal at 10:37 with assists from Stewart and Dumont.
The Bighorns’ victory was in no doubt helped out by Battaglia’s big night as he stopped 50 of the 53 shots he faced. Battaglia’s counterpart, Waszczenko, also had a big night, managing to stop 43 of 47, but ultimately fell short.
This win brings the Helena Bighorns’ record to (3-2-0-0).