Nick Battaglia posted a shutout, stopping all 32 of the Great Falls Americans shots throughout the game. The Helena Bighorns took the lead before the halfway point in the first on a goal from Ben Kottmeier and never looked back.
Hayden Seitz did his part, adding 2 points (1 goal, 1 assist) and Kaden Lindberg had a busy night with 2 assists.
During the first period, Kottmeier opened the scoring for Helena with what turned out to be the game winning goal at 13:56 with helpers from Seitz and Solko. Sullivan deposited a goal at 16:48 with helpers from his linemates, Lindberg and Cline.
In the third, Cross scored a goal at 4:47 with assists from Kipper and Lindberg. Seitz put in a goal at 14:51.
This loss brings the Great Falls Americans’ record to (0-1-1-0).