Bakersfield found the scoreboard first as D Trevor Hendrikx snapped a shot through traffic that beat Idaho G Tyler Beskorowany under the glove to give the Condors a 1-0 lead at the 4:30 mark of the first period. The Condors would go on to outshoot the Steelheads by a 14-9 margin.
The second period was controlled by the Steelheads as they scored twice, both from F Adrian Foster at 7:23 and 13:20 of the frame to give the Steelheads at 2-1 lead. Idaho continued to fire shots at the Condors cage, but Stewart kept them at bay making 11 saves on 13 shots in the period. The Condors mustered just two shots on net in the second.
After a scoreless overtime the teams headed to a shootout where the Condors went 3/4 with goals from Boyd, RW Tyler Brenner, and C Levi Nelson to get the extra point. Stewart denied three of the four Idaho chances.