Ice Hawks open state tourney with win
The Havre Ice Hawk high school hockey team started off the state high school tournament with a dominant 5-1 win over the Billings Bulls Thursday night at the Havre Ice Dome.
Levi Briese picked up a hat trick while Brett Patrick and Jon Johnstone both added goals in the win.
Havre will face Butte today at 6 p.m. and Bozeman on Saturday at 4 p.m. in first round action.
The Ice Hawks jumped to an early lead as Garrett Drake found Patrick open in front of the net for a quick score at the 15:52 mark of the first period.
Briese scored his first goal three minutes later as Johnstone made a nice pa...