Amsbaugh nets hat trick as Braves beat Dickinson
BOTTINEAU — Luke Amsbaugh scored the first three goals for Bottineau-Rugby.
The four goals came from Matt Pavek and Michael McChesney. Pavek finished with four points — two goals and two assists — while McChesney ended with two goals and one assist. Alex Turcotte supplied two assists.
For the Braves, Harrison Aide had four points — one goal and three assists. Noah Grant had one goal and two assists.
Riley Monson picked up the win for Bottineau-Rugby with 25 saves, while Brett Schweitzer was saddled with the loss and made 29 saves.
The Midgets return to the ice for a West Region game against Bismarck Century at 7:30 p.m. Friday.
FIRST PERIOD: 1, D, Matt Pavek (Tony Kostelecky), 1:46. 2, BR, Luke Amsbaugh (Noah Grant, 15:21.
SECOND PERIOD: 3, BR, Amsbaugh (Harrison Aide), 1:07. 4, BR, Amsbaugh (Aide), 4:48. 5, D, Michael McChesney (Pavek, Alex Turcotte), 8:35. 6, BR, Cody Bedlion (Grant), 11:03. 7, BR, Aide (Amsbaugh), 12:40. 8, D, Pavek (Tucotte, McChesney), 13:34. 9, BR, Aide (Grant), 16:51.
THIRD PERIOD: 10, BR, Aide (unassisted), 4:37. 11, BR, Grant (Aide), 6:18. 12, BR, David Arstein (Andrew Haberman), 6:34. 13, D, McChesney (Pavek), 9:06.
SAVES: D, Brett Schweitzer 7-13-9–29. BR, Riley Monson 10-6-9–25.