The Great Falls Americans skated to a 2-1 win over the Butte Cobras Friday night at the Butte Community Ice Center. (Stats)
Alex Jackson and Jake Hayes scored to lead the Americans in the NA3HL Frontier Division game. Jackson scored off assists from Jackson Henningsgard and Kobe Pane to give Great Falls a 1-0 lead midway through the first period.
Butte’s Randy Yeakley tied the game at 1 early in the second, scoring off assists from Nick Bradshaw and Luke Schlensner.
The tie did not last long, however. Hayes found the net 2 minutes later. The game-winning goal was assisted by Henningsgard and Nick Silance.
The Cobras will close the regular season Saturday with a 7 p.m. home game against Helena.