GREAT FALLS — A Jake Hayes goal midway through the second period held up as the game-winner Saturday night, and the Great Falls Americans beat the Butte Cobras 3-2 in a Frontier Division game. (Stats)
Kellen Harris and Levi Mese also scored goals for Great Falls, which led 1-0 after the first period.
Ty Stovin and Carsten Quam scored goals for the Cobras. Quam’s tied the score at 2 less than a minute before Hayes broke the tie.
Stovin assisted on Quam’s goal, while Quam and Robin Bagley assisted on Stovin’s. Casey Mattfeld saved 41 shots for Butte. Trever Mellen saved 33 for Great Falls.
The Cobras are back in action Friday and Saturday when they play host to Helena and Missoula.