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Area Boys Hockey: Lightning outscore Bearcats 7-5

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CROSBY — Aspen Florey scored three goals and added an assist to lead the Northern Lakes Lightning to a 7-5 non-conference win over the Kittson Central Bearcats Saturday. Florey scored a goal in each period, including an empty-net goal in the final frame. Kegan Couture added two goals and an assist and Kyle Narveson assisted on four goals.


Kittson Central 3 1 1 — 5

Northern Lakes 3 2 2 — 7

First period: NL-Florey Aspen (Gaven Bickford, Kegan Couture) ppg 2:46; KC-Anders Lindegard (Jon Karboviak, Carson Thorsteinson) 5:09; KC-Nick Kasprowicz (Lindegard) 7:59; NL-Couture (Kyle Narveson, Florey) 10:02; NL-Alex Galligan (Narveson) 16:14; KC-Kasprowicz (Tyler Cosley, Jordan Rynning) 16:39

Second period: NL-Florey (Galligan) :47; KC-Jon Karboviak (Thorsteinson, Kasprowicz) 2:44; NL-Couture (Narveson) 7:11

Third period: NL-Nick Blanchette (Hunter Leslie) 1:12; KC-Kasprowicz penalty goal 11:04; NL-Florey (Narveson) empty net

Shots on goal: NL 37, KC 48

Goalies: NL-Mitch Stangel (43 saves); KC-Tucker Cosley (30 saves)

Overall: NL 2-3. Next: Northern Lakes hosts Monticello 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Willmar 9,

Wadena-Deer Creek 2

WILLMAR — Mitchell Swanson and Dylan Phillips each scored goals for the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines in Saturday’s 9-2 loss to Willmar. Christian Berg added two assists for the 2-3 Wolverines.

Willmar 2 5 2 — 9

Wadena-Deer Creek 1 0 1 — 2

First period: WDC-Mitchell Swanson (Christian Berg, Jake Krause) 12:25; W-Zach Streed (Hunter Schneider) 13:05; W-Schneider (Ryan Woltjer) 15:16

Second period: W-Evan VanDenEinde (Trey Tollefson) 1:36; W-Joey Lee (Cole Block, Hunter Mottinger) ppg 6:10; W-Schneider (Preston Peterson, Streed) ppg 7:18; W-Mottinger (Cole Hagen) 8:20; W-Tollefson (Schneider, Streed) ppg 13:05

Third period: WDC-Dylan Phillips (Swanson, Berg) 5:39; W-Streed (Schneider, Mottinger) 9:03; W-Tollefson 9:57

Shots on goal: WDC 18, W 50

Goalies: WDC-Cory McManigle (41 saves); W-Levi Goosmann (16 saves)

Overall: WDC 2-3. Next: Wadena-Deer Creek hosts Prairie Centre 7 p.m. Tuesday.