Luke Fry came up big, stopping 26 of 29 shots throughout the game. The Willmar WarHawks took the lead before the halfway point in the third on a goal from Riley Dixon.
Peyton Bolstad did his part, adding 3 points (2 goals, 1 assist) and Riley Dixon contributed with 2 points (1 goal, 1 assist). Brenden Payne delivered for his team with 2 goals and Logan Nelson chipped in with 3 points (1 goal, 2 assists).
In the second, Bolstad opened the scoring for the WarHawks with a goal at 3:22 with helpers from his linemates, Oelkers and Dixon. Payne answered for Alexandria with a goal at 7:51 with helpers from his linemates, Nelson and Hermann. Payne quickly followed with a goal at 8:30 with assists from his linemates, Hermann and Nelson. Nelson put in a goal at 11:29 with assists from his teammates Worley and Tschida.
In the third, Bolstad answered for Willmar with a goal at 3:44 with helpers from Swope and Roach. Cooper quickly followed with a goal at 5:29 with a helper from Holt. Dixon scored what turned out to be the game winning goal at 9:05 with assists from Toll and Bolstad.
The WarHawks’ victory was in no doubt helped out by Fry’s big night as he stopped 26 of the 29 shots he faced. On the other hand, Fry’s counterpart, Meyers, and Alexandria’s defense did not have such a great night stopping only 18 of 22 shots.
This win brings the Willmar WarHawks’ record to (21-19-4-0).