Friday: Omaha 4, Lincoln 1.
What went wrong: The Lancers grabbed a 1-0 lead in the first period on Tyler Carpenter's power-play goal at Ralston Arena. After Lincoln tied it in the second period, Owen Fowler scored the first of his two goals to give Omaha the lead for good. Fowler later added an empty-net goal, and Ryan Lautenbach added another empty-netter in the final minute. Omaha outshot the Stars 37-25.
What went right: Zach Urdahl scored Lincoln's only goal midway through the second period on an assist from Noah Laba on the power play. Ryan Ouellette stopped 35 of the 37 shots he saw in goal.
What's next: The two teams meet again at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Ice Box.