AREA BOYS HOCKEY: Flyers nip Alexandria in O
ALEXANDRIA - Luke Majerle scored the first and last goals for Class 1A's No. 14th-ranked Little Falls Flyers, who defeated the Alexandria Cardinals 3-2 in Thursday's Central Lakes Conference game.
After trailing 2-0, Majerle and the Flyers went to work scoring the final three goals, in their second overtime game of the week.
Spencer Fenske scored a third-period goal and Michael Stumpf recorded 24 saves for the Flyers, who outshot the Cardinals 54-26.
Little Falls 0 1 1 1 - 3
Alexandria 1 1 0 0 - 2
First period: Alx-Jordan Domine 16:59
Second period: Alx-Nick Swanson (Domine, Scott Hennen) 10:34; LF-Luke Majerle (Spencer Fenske) 10:54
Third period: LF-Fenske (Adam Dougherty, Ben Newman) 16:44
Extra period: LF-Majerle (Newman, Joey Hanowski) 7:36
Shots on goal: LF 54, Alx 26
Goalies: LF-Michael Stumpf (24 saves), Alx-Erich Murphy (51 saves)
Conference: LF 2-0-1. Overall: LF 4-1-2. Next: Northern Lakes at Little Falls 7 p.m. Saturday.
Northern Lakes 3
MOOSE LAKE - Blake Demars, Andy Sorben and Kyler Decent each found the net, but the Northern Lakes Lightning fell 4-3 to the Moose Lake-Willow River Rebels during non-conference play Thursday.
Joey Bergquist recorded 33 saves for the Lightning who fell to 1-3 on the season.
Northern Lakes 2 1 0 - 3
Moose Lake-WR 2 1 1 - 4
First period: MLWR-Tyler Cisar (Cole Lower) 13:45; MLWF-Cisar (Zach Cisar, Josh Cisar) 10:36; NL-Blake Demars 9:15; NL-Andy Sorben (Connor Chambers) PP 1:20
Second period: MLWR-J. Cisar (T. Cisar, Z. Cisar) 16:11; NL-Kyler Decent (Ray Nelson) 3:53
Third period: MLWR J. Cisar (Z. Cisar) 13:02
Shots on goal: NL 25, MLWR 37
Goalies: NL-Joey Bergquist (33 saves), MLWR-Austin Lanoue (22 saves)
Overall: NL 1-3. Next: Northern Lakes at Little Falls 7 p.m. Saturday.