The Fargo Force were able to hold off the Bucs in USHL action tonight as they defeated Des Moines 3-2. The Force were up 3-0 going into the third period, but Des Moines had a rally in the third off two goals by HT Lenz. Fargo was led by Garrett Allen (1g, 1a), Matt Leitner (2a) and Johnnie Searfoss (1g, 1a) with two points a piece. Johnnie Searfoss got the eventual game winner in the second period with assists from Leitner and Allen. Also scoring for the Force in the first period was Chase Grant, unassisted. Cody Campbell stopped 18 Des Moines shots.