Americans ice Cobras

GREAT FALLS — Four different Great Falls players scored Friday night, and the Americans edged the Cobras 4-1 in an NA3HL Frontier Division game at the Great Falls Ice Plex. (Stats)

Butte got on the board first when Caelin Chinery scored a goal that was assisted by Cade Wessman and Jonathan Schoof. Just 1 minute, 34 seconds into the game.

Hunter Maschke and Joshua Serino scored in the first period to put the Americans up 2-1. Tyler Sunagel and Jackson Henningsgard scored in the second period.

The Americans outshot the Cobras 62-36, and Ben Winkler turned away 35 shots in the win.

Caleb Cross registered 58 saves in goal for the Cobras, who fell to 3-7-2 on the season. Great Falls improved to 6-3-2.

The Cobras will play host to the Missoula Bighorns at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Butte Community Ice Center.