Duncan Wiest came up big, stopping 50 of 53 shots throughout the game. The Yellowstone Quake took the lead late in the second on a goal from Iniaz Steyaert.
Misha Akatnov chipped in with 2 assists. Iniaz Steyaert had a busy night with 3 points (1 goal, 2 assists) and Kobe Kitagawa contributed with 2 assists.
During the first, Cottle opened the scoring for the Junior Bruins with a goal at 8:40 with helpers from Akatnov and Blondin. Stewart quickly followed with a goal at 8:58 with helpers from Kitagawa and Steyaert. Johnson quickly followed with a goal at 9:26 with assists from his linemates, Steyaert and Moore. Dennison answered for Missoula with a goal at 19:31 with helpers from his linemates, Vincent and Akatnov.
During the second period, Steyaert answered for the Quake with what turned out to be the game winning goal at 17:12 with assists from his linemates, Kitagawa and Doner.
This loss brings the Missoula Junior Bruins’ record to (27-19-4-1).