Ridge Gerads posted a shutout, stopping all 17 of the Willmar WarHawks shots throughout the game. The Granite City Lumberjacks took the lead before the halfway point in the first on a goal from Braden Altena and never looked back.
Braden Altena did his part, adding 2 goals and Jordan Olson delivered for his team with 2 points (1 goal, 1 assist).
During the first period, Altena opened the scoring for the Lumberjacks with what turned out to be the game winning goal at 9:12 with helpers from his teammates Troumbly and Buhl. Altena deposited a goal at 16:19 with an assist from Neu. Troumbly quickly followed with a goal at 17:43 with a helper from his linemate Castro.
In the second, Olson netted a goal at 2:56 with assists from Sikich and Neu.
In the third, Sikich put in a goal at 4:55 with a helper from defenseman Olson.
This loss brings the Willmar WarHawks’ record to (17-16-3-0).