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Friday Finals: Great Falls offense explodes in win

September 19, 2015

Brendan Jester had a hat-trick as Great Falls opened their season with a 12-1 win on Friday.

Friday Box Scores
 
North Iowa 5 @ Wisconsin 1 - Adam Maxfield grabbed one point to lead North Iowa to a 5-1 victory over Wisconsin. North Iowa also had goals scored by Adam Orn, Mitch Parsons, Jack Stang, and David Min, who each put in one. In addition, North Iowa received assists from Eric Piatt, Mike Lyons, and Riley Meyer, who each chipped in one and Tom Lindgren and Marshall Barnes, who contributed two each. Wisconsin was led by Nathan Viberg, who scored the team's only goal. Viberg scored 9:51 into the second period to make the score 3-1 North Iowa. Ethan Luck picked up the assist. North Iowa's David Johnson stopped 18 shots out of the 19 that he faced.
 
Southern Tier 2 @ Wooster 5 - Wooster had a two-goal lead after two periods and cruised the rest of the way en route to a 5-2 win over Southern Tier. Wooster was led by Mike Zenone, who grabbed one goal and one assist. Zenone scored 16:51 into the first period to make the score 3-2 Wooster. Zach Bilius picked up the assist. Wooster additionally got points from Carmon Teel, who also finished with one goal and one assist to lead the team in points. Tyler Houmard also scored for Wooster. Other players who recorded assists for Wooster were Brad Sneed, Tyler Crites, and Will Schober, who contributed one each. Southern Tier was helped by Tyler Groth, who registered one goal. Groth scored 5:18 into the first period to make the score 2-0 Southern Tier. Kyler Chartier provided the assist. Southern Tier also got a goal from Elijah Williams as well. In addition, Southern Tier received assists from Alec Hooper, Victor McCutcheon, and Luke Grossman, who each chipped in one. Wooster's Ryan Spencer stopped 20 shots out of the 22 that he faced.
 
Metro 1 @ Toledo 3 - Toledo survived a determined comeback attempt by Metro on the way to a 3-1 win. Toledo took a 3-0 lead during the second period, only to have Metro storm back on a Pearce Vance goal 5:19 into the third period to pull to two goals down. Toledo's Glen Bates was a brick wall in net, as he came up with 50 saves and let only one puck past him. Toledo was helped by Tyler Zalecki, who had one goal. Zalecki scored 1:06 into the second period to make the score 2-0 Toledo. Josh Smith picked up the assist. Toledo also got points from Nick Nappi, who also racked up one goal and one assist to lead the team in points. Nolan Stanley also scored for Toledo. In addition, Toledo received assists from Blake Mullins, Ricky Kwapich, and Graham Goupille, who each chipped in one. Other players who recorded assists for Metro were Mark Vansaw and Marc Schwartz, who contributed one each.

Louisiana 0 @ Sugar Land 3 - Sugar Land had a two-goal lead after two periods and cruised the rest of the way en route to a 3-0 win over Louisiana. Sugar Land was led by RC Randall, who had one goal. Randall scored 2:40 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Sugar Land. Kyle Hooper assisted on the tally. Sugar Land also got points from Luca Valenza, who also grabbed one goal and one assist and Zac McKenna, who also racked up one goal and one assist to lead the team in points. In addition, Sugar Land received assists from Chris Conlin, who had one. Sugar Land's Kevin Mackey stopped 15 shots out of the 15 that he faced. Sean Angle made 27 saves for Louisiana on 30 shots.
 
Rochester 2 @ Twin City 6 - Twin City had a two-goal lead after two periods and cruised the rest of the way en route to a 6-2 win over Rochester. Ryan Hartzell had one goal and two assists to lead Twin City. Hartzell scored 2:06 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Twin City. Zak Lambrecht assisted on the tally. Twin City forced Rochester goalie Sam Nelson to work between the pipes, taking 55 shots.  Twin City additionally got points from Lambrecht, who also finished with one goal and one assist and Jared Erickson, who also racked up one goal and one assist. Others who scored for Twin City included Marc Sahli, Trevor Woytcke, and Kyle Wagner, who each put in one. Other players who recorded assists for Twin City were Paul Stehr, Alex Egle, and Jay Paul, who each chipped in one and Nicholas Campbell and Tristan Mayer, who contributed two each. Rochester was led by Trey McMillen, who tallied one goal. McMillen scored on the power play 5:02 into the second period to make the score 2-1 Twin City. Rochester also got a goal from Colby DeCarlo as well. In addition, Rochester received assists from Dominik Bogdzuil and Ian Smyth, who each chipped in one. Gunnar Howg recorded 27 saves for Twin City.
 
Breezy Point 0 @ Granite City 5 - Lucas Carroll had two points to lead Granite City to a 5-0 victory over Breezy Point. Granite City additionally got points from Adam Marty, who also registered one goal and one assist. Granite City also got a goal from Tyler Mros as well. In addition, Granite City received assists from Spencer Nelson, who had two and Trevor Cornelious, Casey Esselman, Matt Moran, Logan Neu, Tommy Giller, and Will Mix, who contributed one each. Mac Berglove rejected 13 shots on goal for Granite City.
 
Point Mallard 5 @ Evansville 4 - Evansville tried to dig itself out of a two-goal hole, but Point Mallard held on for a 5-4 victory. Point Mallard took a 5-3 lead during the third period, only to have Evansville storm back on a Brian Crink goal 19:15 into the third period to pull to one goal down. Johnathan Meakins was all over the ice for Point Mallard, as he registered two goals in the win. Meakins' tallies came at 5:54 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Point Mallard and 9:55 into the first to make the score 2-0 Point Mallard. Point Mallard also got points from Josh Hamilton, who also grabbed one goal and one assist and Justin Dunn, who also finished with one goal and one assist. Point Mallard also got a goal from Stephen Coulter as well. Other players who recorded assists for Point Mallard were Joe Bresingham and Matt Darnell, who contributed one each and Jake Cox and Justin Delisle, who each chipped in two. Evansville was led by Jon Grimm, who racked up one goal and two assists. Grimm scored 19:41 into the first period to make the score 2-1 Point Mallard. Brett Siewertsen assisted on the tally. Others who scored for Evansville included Triston Theriot and Brandon Bornkamp, who each put in one. More assists for Evansville came via Nate Thormann and Brett Howard Jr., who contributed one each. Cooper Seedott made 20 saves for Point Mallard on 24 shots. Brian Forness recorded 41 saves for Evansville.
 
Euless 0 @ Texas 6 - Texas had a four-goal lead after two periods and cruised the rest of the way en route to a 6-0 win over Euless. Texas was led by Zack Andersen, who tallied one goal and one assist. Andersen scored on the power play 11:36 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Texas. Kyle Galloway provided the assist. Texas additionally got points from Bryan Whelan, who also registered one goal and two assists and Galloway, who also grabbed one goal and two assists to lead the team in points. Texas also had goals scored by Victor Ekk, Dakota Davis, and George Hansen, who scored one goal each. More assists for Texas came via Jacob Elrod, who had two and Matt Araujo, Oliver Hay, Hunter Frado, Ryan Dunner, and Noah Klinsky, who contributed one each. Brandon Perrone made 14 saves for Texas on 14 shots.
 
Glacier 1 @ Great Falls 12 - Glacier fell behind early, and Great Falls kept piling on the points on the way to a 12-1 victory. Josh Larson was all over the ice for Great Falls, as he tallied one goal and two assists in the win. Larson scored 3:58 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Great Falls. Great Falls forced Glacier's goalies to work without much rest, totaling 56 shots and forcing 44 saves. Mikhail Pahrebets made 29 stops and Ryall Purdy made 15.  Great Falls additionally got points from Tegan Harrington, who also tallied one goal and three assists to lead the team in points, Stevan Goran, who also had one goal and one assist, Colton Fletcher, who also registered one goal and two assists, Adam Apangalook, who also finished with one goal and one assist, and Ricards Bernhards, who also grabbed one goal and one assist. Great Falls also got a three goals from Brendan Jester as well. Other players who recorded assists for Great Falls were Arseny Ivanov and Tanner Congdon, who contributed one each and Reed Link and Austin Krantz, who each chipped in two. Great Falls' Lauren Massie stopped 20 shots out of the 21 that he faced.
 
Nashville 6 @ Atlanta 3 - Behind a great game by Logan Orem, who had two goals and one assist, Nashville defeated Atlanta, 6-3. Orem's tallies came at 3:45 into the second period to make the score 3-1 Nashville and short handed 5:45 into the third to make the score 5-3 Nashville. Others who scored for Nashville included Michael Redmon, who had two and Dakota Wilson and Colton Anderson, who scored one goal each. In addition, Nashville received assists from Noah Keener, Peter Cabala, William Garrity, and Trent Kulczyk, who contributed one each. Atlanta was helped by Ryan Dumond, who racked up one goal. Dumond scored 18:10 into the first period to make the score 1-1. Alex Johanson assisted on the tally. Atlanta additionally got points from Kyle Rimbach, who also registered one goal and one assist to lead the team in points. Artus Laukaitis also scored for Atlanta. More assists for Atlanta came via Colin OConnor, who had one. Nicholas Ottenbacher made 20 saves for Nashville on 23 shots.
 
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