Saturday: Lincoln 8, Waterloo 5
What went right: The Stars opened the game with three unanswered goals, including a power-play goal from Dominick Mersch and a shorthanded goal by Paul Cotter.
Lincoln scored twice in the second period, including Cotter's second goal of the game.
Tristan Ashbrook and Mersch each picked up their second goal in the third period when the Stars netted three more. Tomas Vomacka made 39 saves on 44 shots in the win.
What went wrong: Lincoln allowed two goals in the second and third periods after opening with a 3-0 lead. Cole Krygier picked up a five-minute major for fighting and a 10-minute misconduct penalty in the first period.
Next: Lincoln will host Waterloo on Friday, March 2 at 7:35 p.m..