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BREEZY POINT — Kyler Decent netted four goals to lead the Northern Lakes Lightning past the Wadena-Deer Creek 6-1 in a Mid-State Conference game Tuesday.

Also scoring for Northern Lakes were Ray Nelson and Kegan Courture.

David Naijar scored the lone goal for the Wolverines tying the game briefly in the second period.

Wadena-Deer Creek 0 1 0 — 1

Northern Lakes       1 3 2 — 6

First period: NL-Ray Nelson (Jake Box) 8:08

Second period: WDC-David Naijar (Mitchell Swanson, Tyler Schmitz) 1:55, NL-Kegan Couture (Ray Nelson) 5:50, NL-Kyler Decent (Andy Sorben) 10:07, NL-Decent (Jacob Travis, Alec Fitch) ppg 16:36

Third period: NL-Decent :19, NL-Decent (Travis, Connor Chambers) ppg 7:30

Shots on goal: WDC 28, NL 34

Goalies: WDC-Wesley Janson (28 saves), NL-Joey Bergquist (23 saves), Joe Herda (5 saves)

Conference: WDC 0-2, NL 1-1. Overall: WDC 2-6, NL 3-3. Next: Wadena-Deer Creek at Willmar tournament Dec. 27-29; Northern Lakes tournament at Breezy Point Dec. 27-29.

Little Falls 5, Morris/Benson 1

MORRIS — Mitch Gregory broke a 1-1 tie with a goal 50 seconds into the third period and assisted on Sam Rydeen’s goal 18 seconds later as Little Falls went on to a 5-1 win over Morris/Benson in a Section 6-1A game Tuesday.

Also scoring goals for the Flyers were Luke Majerle, Michael Holthaus and Joey  Hanowski.

Michael Stumpf made 12 saves in net as Little Falls held a 43-13 shots-on-goal advantage.

Little Falls      0 1 4 — 5

Morris/Benson 1 0 0 — 1

First period: MB-Luke Schwarz (Kelly Engquis)  5:46.

Second period: LF-Luke Majerle (Mitch Gregory, Ben Newman) ppg 16:17.

Third period: LF-Gregory :50, LF-Sam Rydeen (Austin Bjorge, Gregory) 1:08, LF-Michael Holthaus (Alex Nelson) 4:33, LF-Joey Hanowski (Adam Dougherty) ppg 7:40.

Shots on goal: LF 43, MB 13

Goalies: LF-Michael Stumpf (12 saves), MB-Andrew Fath (38 saves).

Overall: LF 5-1-2. Next: LF at St. Cloud tournament Dec. 28-30.

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