Wojtusik hat trick paces Bighorns past Cobras

Butte Cobras

Harlan Wojtusik scored all three of his goals in the second period Saturday night, and the first-place Helena Bighorns skated to a 5-2 NA3HL Frontier Division win over the Butte Cobras at the Butte Community Ice Center. (Stats)

After Taylor Greene’s goal in the first put the Bighorns up for good, Wojtusik scored three straight to make it a 4-0 lead.

Tanner Billman scored off a Nick Bradshaw assist late in the second to get the Cobras on the board. Cade Wessman scored off assists from David Hanny and Bradshaw with just over 2 minutes left in the game.

Corbin Skinner added on a goal for the Bighorns in the final minute.

Helena, which already has a playoff berth wrapped up, improved to 37-3-2 on the season. Butte Fell to 17-24-2.

Butte will play its final two home games next Friday and Saturday when the Gillette Wild come to town. The Cobras will then close out the regular season at Sheridan Feb. 25-26.