{{featured_button_text}}

SHERIDAN, Wyo. — The Sheridan Hawks made it a weekend sweep of the Missoula Jr. Bruins with a 7-3 win in an NA3HL hockey game Saturday night.

Missoula fell to 6-11 with the loss while the Hawks improved to 14-4.

The Bruins came out firing, scoring two goals in the first 5:49 of the game. Cayce Balk's 12th goal of the season broke the ice just 1:19 into the game. Billy Lucas scored at 5:49 to extend the lead to 2-0. Alex Kesler got the Hawks on the board atthe 13:07 mark, but Missoula answered with Lucas' second goal of the game to restore the two-goal lead, 3-1. Justin Schwartzmiller's 29th goal of the season cut Missoula's lead to 3-2. Schwartzmiller's 30th tied the game at 3-3 at the end of the first period.

Sheridan took a 4-3 lead in the second period on when Schwartzmiller completed a hat trick for the second straight night. Schwartzmiller's fourth goal of the game move the Hawks' lead to 5-3 through two periods.

Blake Billings scored just 90 seconds into the third period to stretch Sheridan's lead to 6-3.

Be the first to know

* I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its user agreement and privacy policy.
You must be logged in to react.
Click any reaction to login.
0
0
0
0
0