Great Falls jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the first period Saturday night, and the Americans skated to a 5-1 Frontier Division win over the Butte Cobras at the Butte Community Ice Center. (Stats)
Payton McSharry scored both his goals in the first period to lead the way. Ben Rinckey, Cody Dearing and Jack Olson added goals for the Americans, who held the Cobras to just 10 shots on goal.
Bryce Gould scored off a Tyson Stovin assist for the Cobras, who play host to Bozeman Friday night.