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Friday Finals: Ducks edge Jr. Blues in OT

October 17, 2015
Friday Box Scores
 
La Crosse 0 @ Wisconsin 2 - Max McConnell recorded a shutout against La Crosse as Wisconsin picked up a 2-0 win. Wisconsin was led by Nathan Viberg, who racked up one goal. Viberg scored on the power play 3:55 into the third period to make the score 1-0 Wisconsin. Peter Henderson picked up the assist. Wisconsin also got a goal from Connor Boscaccy as well. Other players who recorded assists for Wisconsin were Russel Barone, who had one. Wisconsin's McConnell stopped 32 shots out of the 32 that he faced. Garret Matz made 25 saves for La Crosse on 27 shots.
 
Metro 6 @ Southern Tier 4 - In a game where neither team could get a cushion, Metro escaped with a 6-4 victory over Southern Tier. Metro gained the winning advantage on a goal by Jacob Drinkard 14:24 into the second period and hung on until final buzzer. Metro forced Southern Tier goalie Tyler Geloneck to work between the pipes, taking 32 shots. Metro was led by Mathias Tellstrom, who grabbed two goals. Tellstrom scored the first of his two goals at 4:29 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Metro. Kevin Shand picked up the assist. Tellstrom's next tally made the score 4-2 Metro with 1:33 left in the second period. Michael Tratar assisted on the tally. Metro additionally got points from Drinkard, who also finished with one goal and one assist, Jacob Rutkoske, who also registered one goal and one assist, and Graham Day, who also tallied one goal and one assist. Metro also got a goal from Chase Sereno as well. More assists for Metro came via Mark Vansaw, who had one and Chas Distelrath and Matt Dempsey, who contributed two each. Southern Tier was helped by Kyler Chartier, who had two goals. Chartier scored the first of his two goals at 16:40 into the first period to make the score 2-1 Metro. Elijah Williams provided the assist. Chartier's next tally made the score 5-4 Metro with 7:41 left in the third period. Joshua Malin picked up the assist. Southern Tier also got points from Williams, who also grabbed one goal and one assist. Curtis Carlson also scored for Southern Tier. Kameron Limburg rejected 20 shots on goal for Metro.
 
Chicago 4 @ Twin City 6 - Chicago tried its best to erase a three-goal deficit, but Twin City would not be denied the victory and hung on to win, 6-4. A goal by Joe Costello put Twin City up 6-3 in the third period, but Chicago pulled to within two on Matt Bukovsky's tally 19:07 into the third period. Others who scored for Twin City included Adam Vannelli, Jared Erickson, and Luc Kreuser, who scored one goal each. In addition, Twin City received assists from Kyle Wagner, who had two and Ben Hersman, Zak Lambrecht, Fritz Belisle, Trevor Woytcke, Tristan Mayer, Jay Paul, and Bennett Witta, who each chipped in one. Chicago also had goals scored by Connor Senn, Noah Mackie, and Timothy Hoffenkamp, who each put in one. More assists for Chicago came via Eric Arrigo, who had two and David Rutkowski, Trevor Foley, and Scott Coash Jr., who contributed one each. Gunnar Howg rejected 24 shots on goal for Twin City. Jimmy Smith made 55 saves for Chicago on 61 shots.
 
Wooster 5 @ Cincinnati 3 - In a game where neither team could get a cushion, Wooster escaped with a 5-3 victory over Cincinnati. No lead was more than two goals during the contest, and the winning goal was scored by Mike Zenone at 17:44 of the third period. Wooster also got points from Ryan McCarty, who also grabbed one goal and two assists to lead the team in points. Others who scored for Wooster included Trenton Mulnix and Zach Bilius, who scored one goal each. In addition, Wooster received assists from Jason Watts, who had two and Rubin Chavarria, Nick Mooney, Christian Miller, and Joe Morgan, who each chipped in one. Cincinnati was led by Rory Callihan, who had one goal and one assist. Callihan scored 6:16 into the second period to make the score 1-1. Taylor Hamilton assisted on the tally. Cincinnati additionally got points from Marc Anderson, who also racked up one goal and one assist. Cincinnati also got a goal from Brady Kiplinger as well. Joe Morgan rejected 18 shots on goal for Wooster.
 
North Iowa 3 @ Alexandria 1 - North Iowa came close to giving away a three-goal lead to Alexandria, but did just enough to escape with a 3-1 victory. North Iowa led by three goals at one point and ended with the victory. The largest advantage in the game came when North Iowa's Kohei Sato scored at 14:47 in the second period to put North Iowa up 3-0. North Iowa was sparked by Ryan Durant, who registered one goal and one assist. Durant scored on the power play 7:01 into the second period to make the score 2-0 North Iowa. Sato picked up the assist. North Iowa also got points from Sato, who also grabbed one goal and one assist to lead the team in points. Carmen Dalesandro also scored for North Iowa. In addition, North Iowa received assists from Tom Lindgren, who had two and Riley Meyer and David Johnson, who each chipped in one.
Alexandria was led by Tony Arias, who scored the team's only goal. Arias scored 15:38 into the second period to make the score 3-1 North Iowa. Sean McAndrews assisted on the tally. North Iowa's Johnson stopped 22 shots out of the 23 that he faced. Evan Bisek rejected 33 shots on goal for Alexandria.
 
Minnesota 2 @ Granite City 8 - Granite City had a five-goal lead after two periods and cruised the rest of the way en route to an 8-2 win over Minnesota. Tanner Skaja was all over the ice for Granite City, as he tallied two goals and two assists in the win. Skaja scored the first of his two goals at 8:05 into the second period to make the score 3-0 Granite City. Tommy Hutsell provided the assist. Skaja's next tally made the score 4-0 Granite City with 2:54 left in the second period. Granite City kept Minnesota's goalie busy throughout the game, and Quinn Huff made 34 saves on 42 shots.  Granite City additionally got points from Hutsell, who also registered two goals and two assists, Tommy Giller, who also racked up two goals and three assists to lead the team in points, and Will Mix, who also had two goals and one assist. In addition, Granite City received assists from Ben Haugo, who had two and Tyler Mros and Kevin Finley, who contributed one each. Minnesota was led by Kyle Wendorf, who tallied two goals. Wendorf scored the first of his two goals at 2:09 into the third period to make the score 5-1 Granite City. Wendorf's next tally made the score 7-2 Granite City with 9:44 left in the third period. Jacob Aberwald assisted on the tally. Mac Berglove recorded 19 saves for Granite City.
 
St. Louis 3 @ Point Mallard 4 (OT) - Point Mallard's Josh Hamilton scored 37 seconds into overtime to beat St. Louis, 4-3 (OT). Point Mallard kept St. Louis' goalie busy throughout the game, and Zach Young made 44 saves on 48 shots. Others who scored for Point Mallard included Jake Cox and Justin Clark, who scored one goal each. Other players who recorded assists for Point Mallard were Stephen Coulter, Cody Thomas, and Justin Dunn, who each chipped in one. St. Louis was helped by Frankie Melton, who had one goal. Melton scored 14:30 into the second period to make the score 3-2 St. Louis. Sam Maddox assisted on the tally. St. Louis also had goals scored by Tomas Loeffelman and Frankie Cardinale, who each put in one. In addition, St. Louis received assists from Joe Nolan, who had one and Zach Mitchell, who had two. Cooper Seedott recorded 40 saves for Point Mallard.
 
Yellowstone 4 @ Helena 2 - Curtis Greenbush netted a hat trick to lead Yellowstone over Helena, 4-2. Greenbush notched his first tally 10:45 into the first period. He then added goals at 15:48 into the second and at 6:04 into the third. Yellowstone forced Helena goalie Alex Kruger to work between the pipes, taking 37 shots. Mike McCullen also scored for Yellowstone. In addition, Yellowstone received assists from Manuel Manero, who had two and Cosimo Yapello, Tanner Vincent, Tony Dahlberg, and Will Landsverk, who each chipped in one. Helena was led by Ryan Daugherty, who racked up two goals. Daugherty scored the first of his two goals at 1:24 into the second period to make the score 1-1. Brandon Mills provided the assist. Daugherty's next tally made the score 2-1 Helena with 13:19 left in the second period. More assists for Helena came via Gavin Lubin, who had one. Lance Knudson made 41 saves for Yellowstone on 43 shots.
 
Great Falls 7 @ Billings 2 - Billings was within striking distance after one period, but Great Falls put the pedal down in the second en route to a 7-2 victory. Ricards Bernhards was all over the ice for Great Falls, as he tallied one goal and two assists in the win. Bernhards scored on the power play 1:04 into the second period to make the score 2-0 Great Falls. Miles Giorgione picked up the assist. Great Falls additionally got points from Arseny Ivanov, who also grabbed one goal and two assists, Blake Miller, who also racked up one goal and one assist, Mitchell Ramstad, who also grabbed one goal and one assist, Giorgione, who also registered one goal and one assist, and Adam Apangalook, who also tallied one goal and two assists. Brendan Jester also scored for Great Falls. Other players who recorded assists for Great Falls were Jacob Draves and Malachi Bushey, who contributed one each. Jake Stephan rejected 26 shots on goal for Great Falls.
 
Gillette 8 @ Glacier 4 - Mitchell McEwan had four goals to lead Gillette to an 8-4 victory over Glacier. McEwan got on the scoresheet 6:33 into the first period. He then added goals at 9:27 into the first, at 14:18 into the first, and at 8:56 into the third. Gillette also got points from Cade Boreing, who also had one goal and one assist and RJ Yusko, who also grabbed one goal and one assist. Others who scored for Gillette included Colt Johnson and Alex King, who scored one goal each. More assists for Gillette came via Gennadi Zabeline, who had two, Kyle Traux, who had three, and Hunter Johnson and Tyler Tennant, who each chipped in one. Glacier kept Gillette's goalie busy throughout the game, and Stephen Wroe made 40 saves on 44 shots. Glacier was helped by Collin Schieman, who racked up three goals. Glacier also got a goal from Logan Kraft as well. In addition, Glacier received assists from Ronald Robertson, who had one, Marvin Simmons, who had three, and Wyatt Fretheim and Tyler McMahon, who each chipped in two.
 
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