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Flyers nip River Lakes in overtime
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PAYNESVILLE — Adam Dougherty punched in the winning goal as the Little Falls Flyers edged the River Lakes Stars 3-2 in overtime in Thursday’s Central Lakes Conference game.


Matt Stumpf and Ben Newman recorded first period goals for the conference-leading Flyers. Mike Stumpf recorded 28 saves in net for Class 1A’s 12th-ranked Flyers.

Little Falls 2 0 0 1 — 3

River Lakes 1 1 0 0 — 2

First period: RL-Devon Savage (Austin Athmann) 2:11; LF-Matt Stumpf (Ben Newman, Mike Holthaus) 3:15; LF-Newman (Stumpf) 6:07

Second period: RL-Koleby Dingman 3:58

Extra period: LF-Adam Dougherty (Mitch Gregory, Joey Hanowski) 4:51

Shots on goal: LF 38, RL 30

Goalies: LF-Mike Stumpf (28 saves), RL-Andrew Groseclose (35 saves)

Conference: LF 7-0-1. Overall: LF 12-1-2. Next: Willmar at Little Falls 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Moose Lake 6, Northern Lakes 4

BREEZY POINT — Northern Lakes rallied from a 5-1 deficit after two periods to pull within a goal with less than a minute to play only to lose 6-4 when Moose Lake iced the game with an empty net goal in non-conference play Thursday.

Andy Sorben scored in the second period and the Lightning got third-period scores from John Houck, Kegan Couture and Connor Chambers.

Joe Herda made 32 saves in net for Northern Lakes, which was outshot 36-30

Moose Lake      3 2 1 — 6

Northern Lakes 0 1 3 — 4

First period: ML-Zach Cisar shg 2:00, ML-Tyler Cisar (Jake Cisar) 12:16, ML-Josh Cisar (Chris Gassert) 14:11

Second period: ML-Michael Gassert (Stephen Gassert, Jon Evenson) 4:32, NL-Andy Sorben (Blake Demars) 7:45, ML-Chris Gassert (Zach Cisar, Tyler Cisar) ppg 10:45

Third period: NL-John Houck (Tyler Heinlen) 4:00, NL-Kegan Couture (Gaven Bickford) 14:49, NL-Connor Chambers (Heinlen) ppg 16:17, ML-Tyler Cisar (Jake Cisar, Chris Gassert) eng 16:43

Shots on goal: ML 36, NL 30

Goalies: ML-Austin Lanoue (26 saves), NL-Joe Herda (32 saves)

Next: Kittson Central vs. Northern Lakes at Hallett Center, Crosby, 7 p.m. Friday.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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