BOYS HOCKEY: Flyers round up Apollo
ST. CLOUD — Joey Hanowski and Ben Newman combined for three goals lifting the Little Falls Flyers past the St. Cloud Apollo Eagles 5-2 during Tuesday’s Central Lakes Conference game.
Spenser Fenske scored in the first period and Austin Bjorge added the final goal in the third for the Flyers.
Mike Stumpf recorded 20 saves on 23 opportunities as the conference-leading Flyers have now won five straight.
Little Falls 1 1 3 — 5
Apollo 1 1 1 — 3
First period: LF-Spenser Fenske (Matt Stumpf) 4:59; SCA-Dylan Jaeger (Zach Hoggarth) 14:40
Second period: SCA-Tyler Mueller (Jared Christen) 11:15; LF-Joey Hanowski (Ben Newman) 11:36
Third period: LF-Hanowski (Newman, Stumpf) 1:26; LF-Newman (Hanowski, Austin Bjorge) 14:45; SCA-Christen (Mueller) 16:12; LF-Bjorge (Stumpf) Bewman) 16:54
Shots on goal: LF 47, SCA 23
Goalies: LF-Mike Stumpf (20 saves), SCA-Charlie Pentz (47 saves)
Conference: LF 10-2-1. Overall: LF 17-3-2. Next: Little Falls at Rogers 7 p.m. Thursday.
Northern Lakes 4,
Red Lake Falls 4 OT
RED LAKE FALLS — Kyler Decent finished off a hat trick with the games final goal in the second period as the Northern Lakes Lightning finished with a 4-4 tie against the Red Lake Falls Eagles during Tuesday’s non-conference game.
Joey Bergquist recorded 49 saves, including 20 during the third and overtime periods, to secure the tie for the Lightning.
Riley Nelson netted a second period goal to round out the Lightning goals.
Northern Lakes 1 3 0 0 — 4
Red Lake Falls 1 3 0 0 — 4
First period: NL-Kyler Decent (Alec Fitch) 7:58; RLF-Dylan Zutz (17) 9:37
Second period: NL-Decent (Ryan Nelson, Chambers) ppg 1:32; RLF- Jacob Ness (Garrett Schmitz) 3:09; NL-Nelson 3:26; RLF-Schmitz (Zutz) 7:49; RLF-Schmitz 9:03; NL-Decent ppg 13:18
Shots on goal: NL 30, RLF 53
Goalies: NL-Joey Bergquist (49 saves), RLF-Cole Larson (26 saves)
Overall: NL 12-8-2. Next: Wadena-Deer Creek vs. Northern Lakes at Breezy Point 7 p.m. Thursday.