The Missoula Junior Bruins' defense had a poor night, allowing the Great Falls Americans 28 shots throughout the game. The Great Falls Americans took the lead before the halfway point in the second on a goal from Tanner Rath.
Payton Mcsharry did his part, adding 2 points (1 goal, 1 assist) and Michael Fary delivered for his team with 2 points (1 goal, 1 assist).
During the first period, Mcsharry opened the scoring for the Americans with a goal at 4:58 with a helper from his teammate Juliussen. Fary netted a goal at 19:03 with helpers from his linemates, Peters and Mack.
In the second, Rath put in what turned out to be the game winning goal at 6:47 with assists from his linemates, Houlihan and Fary. Cunningham finally put the Junior Bruins on the board with a goal at 9:07 with an assist from Moistner.
During the third period, Zubkov deposited a goal at 10:36 with helpers from Akatnov and Kirk. Juliussen answered for the Americans with a goal at 19:55 with a helper from his linemate Mcsharry.
This loss brings the Missoula Junior Bruins’ record to (9-12-1-0).