Area Boys Hockey:
LITTLE FALLS — Austin Bjorge scored the final three goals and earned a hat trick in leading the Little Falls Flyers past Prairie Centre 6-0 in Tuesday’s non-conference game.
Also registering goals for the Flyers were Ben Newman, Mike Holthaus and Joey Hanowski.
Holthaus and Mark Anez had two assists each.
Mike Stumpf was perfect in goal for the Flyers, who outshot Prairie Centre 28-14.
Prairie Centre 0 0 0 — 0
Little Falls 3 2 1 — 6
First period: LF-Ben Newman (Matt Stumpf, Luke Majerle) 3:03, LF-Mike Holthaus (Mark Anez) 12:44, LF-Joey Hanowski (Mitch Gregory, Spenser Fenske) 15:11.
Second period: LF-Austin Bjorge (Holthaus, Mark Anez) 4:36, LF-Bjorge (Hanowski, Mike Anez) 11:59.
Third period: LF-Bjorge (Holthaus) 7:40.
Shots on goal: LF 28, PC 14
Goalies: LF-Mike Stumpf (14 saves); PC-Justin Brever (22 saves).
Overall: LF 9-6-0. Next: Little Falls vs. Northern Lakes at Breezy Point 7 p.m. Thursday.
Northern Lakes 3,
Park Rapids 2
BREEZY POINT — Ben Moe, Connor Chambers and Dillon Johnson scored one goal each as the Northern Lakes Lightning won 3-2 over the Park Rapids Panthers in a Mid-State Conference game Tuesday night.
Goalie Joey Bergquist had 40 saves for the Lightning.
Northern Lakes 1 0 2 — 3
Park Rapids 1 0 1 — 2
First period: NL-Ben Moe (Nick Blanchette) 4:27, PR-Benson Ringle (Sam Coburn) 10:24.
Third period: NL-Connor Chambers (Aspen Florey) PP 11:05, NL-Dillon Johnson (Kyle Narveson, Ben Moe) 11:38, PR-Luke Jaeger (Sam Coburn) 14:55.
Shots on goal: NL 34, PR 42
Goalies: NL-Joey Bergquist (40 saves); PR-Cody Brumbaugh (31 saves);
Conference: NL 1-1-0. Overall: NL 5-6-1. Next: Little Falls vs. Northern Lakes at Breezy Point 7 p.m. Thursday.