The Helena Bighorns' defense had a poor night, allowing the Gillette Wild 55 shots throughout the game. The Gillette Wild took the lead early in the second on a goal from Nick Stockert.
Gavin Cline did his part, adding 2 goals. Austin Eastep chipped in with 2 assists.
In the first, Walters opened the scoring for Gillette with a goal at 8:19 with helpers from his linemates, Eastep and Varty.
During the second period, Walters put in a goal at 2:33 with assists from his linemates, Varty and Eastep. Stockert netted what turned out to be the game winning goal at 4:49 with helpers from his linemates, Thompson and Prewett. Walters scored a goal at 14:46 with an assist from his teammate Varty. Cline quickly followed with a goal at 15:48 with helpers from Gavrilenko and Rieger. Oberg answered for the Wild with a goal at 19:17 with assists from his linemates, Peterson and Mitzel.
In the third period, Walters put in a goal at 5:23 with helpers from Feagins and Varty. Cline answered for the Bighorns with a goal at 17:16.
This loss brings the Helena Bighorns’ record to (24-11-3-0).