The Yellowstone Quake's defense had a poor night, allowing the Helena Bighorns 53 shots throughout the game. The Helena Bighorns took the lead before the halfway point in the third on a goal from Jarett Scheibel.
Cole Stewart delivered for his team with 2 assists and Mason Stewart did his part, adding 2 assists. Jarett Scheibel contributed with 2 points (1 goal, 1 assist) and Richard Groskops chipped in with 2 assists.
During the second period, Sietz opened the scoring for Helena with a goal at 0:33 with helpers from his linemates, Lindberg and Battaglia. Cline quickly followed with a goal at 2:29 with helpers from teammates Scheibel and Groskops. Moore finally put Yellowstone on the board with a goal at 14:04 with assists from his linemates, Ford and Stewart. Kottmeier quickly followed with a goal at 14:29 with helpers from Groskops and Cross. Pelto quickly followed with a goal at 16:01 with assists from teammates Stewart and Stewart.
In the third period, Scheibel answered for the Bighorns with what turned out to be the game winning goal at 7:16 with a helper from defenseman Smith. Buller answered for the Quake with a goal at 10:37 with assists from Stewart and Dumont.
This loss brings the Yellowstone Quake’s record to (4-1-0-0).