After a commanding win on Thursday Team South Dakota 16U boys would fall on Friday to the Tri-Cities Jr. Americans 4-1 and are now 1-1 on the weekend.
Tri-Cities jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first period with back-to-back goals 35 second a part. However, Rushmore’s Dawson Wirth scored less than a minute later to pull Team SD within one heading into the second period. Tri-Cities scored a goal early on in the second and third period as they improve to 2-0 in the tournament with just one game to play.
Team SD will need a win over Providence on Saturday to qualify for the quarterfinals on Sunday. The game is scheduled for 3:15 Central Time.