BROOKINGS 2, BOBCATS 1
BROOKINGS, S.D. — The Brookings Blizzard scored a goal in each of the first two periods and withstood a third-period push to hold off the Bismarck Bobcats 2-1 on Friday night.
Doug Larson scored midway through the first period to stake the Blizzard to an early 1-0 lead.
Henry Enebak made it 2-0 Blizzard at 5:37 of the second.
Patrick O’Connor scored a power-play goal at 7:47 of the third to pull Bismarck within a goal, but Benjamin Beck stopped 25 shots, 11 in the third period, to help Brookings hang on for the win.
Johnny Roberts stopped 27 shots in goal for the Bobcats.
The teams meet again tonight in Brookings.