The Great Falls Americans' offense had a big night, peppering the Gillette Wild with 40 shots throughout the game. The Great Falls Americans took the lead before the halfway point in the second on a goal from Michael Fary.
Payton Mcsharry did his part, adding 3 points (2 goals, 1 assist) and Matt Janke contributed with 2 points (1 goal, 1 assist).
In the second, Oberg opened the scoring for Gillette with a goal at 3:41 with helpers from his teammates Mitzel and Scoggins. Mcsharry quickly followed with a goal at 4:08 with helpers from Thomas and Goodman. Fary quickly followed with what turned out to be the game winning goal at 5:46 with assists from his linemates, Houlihan and Rath. Mcsharry netted a goal at 17:11 with assists from his linemates, Mack and Janke.
In the third period, Dearing scored a goal at 18:31 with helpers from his linemates, Rinckey and Juliussen. Janke quickly followed with a goal at 18:56 with assists from his linemates, Mack and Mcsharry.
The Americans’ victory was in no doubt helped out by Scites’ big night as he stopped 33 of the 34 shots he faced. Scites’ counterpart, Grogan, also had a big night, managing to stop 35 of 40, but ultimately fell short.
This win brings the Great Falls Americans’ record to (22-9-2-0).