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Area Boys Hockey: Bergquist, Northern Lakes shut out W-DC

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CROSBY — Joey Bergquist saved 28 shots as the Northern Lakes Lightning blanked the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines 5-0 in a Mid-State Conference game Thursday.


Kegan Couture and Dillon Johnson each scored a goal and added assists for the Lightning.

Wesley Janson saved 32 shots for Wadena Deer Creek, which was defeated in December by Northern Lakes 9-5.

Northern Lakes 2 2 1 — 5

Wadena-Deer Creek 0 0 0 — 0

First period: NL-Gaven Bickford (Andy Sorben, Kegan Couture) PP 10:04. NL-Connor Chambers (Andy Sorben) PP 10:31.

Second period: NL-Aspen Florey (Dillon Johnson) 12:34, NL-Dillon Johnson (Kyle Narveson, Tyler Goedken) 14:43.

Third period: NL-Kegan Couture (Alex Galligan) 16:39.

Shots on goal: NL 37, WDC 28

Goalies: NL-Joey Bergquist (28 saves); WDC-Wesley Janson (32 saves)

Conference: NL 3-1, WDC 1-4. Overall: NL 10-10-2, WDC 1-19. Next: Northern Lakes at Detroit Lakes 3 p.m. Saturday; Wadena-Deer Creek hosts Prairie Centre 7 p.m. Friday.

Princeton 4,

Little Falls 0

PRINCETON — Class 2A’s 14th-ranked Little Falls Flyers found the new Granite Ridge Conference not to their liking Thursday after getting upset by the Princeton Tigers 4-0 for the second time this season.

The Tigers also own a 3-2 overtime win over Little Falls on Dec. 13.

The 16-8 Flyers finish 1-4 in conference play and wrap up the regular season at Hermantown Tuesday.

Princeton 2 2 0 — 4

Little Falls 0 0 0 — 0

Conference: LF 1-4. Overall: LF 16-8. Next: Little Falls at Hermantown 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.