Boys Hockey: Desrocher nets game-winning goal
BEMIDJI — Billy Desrocher scored on an assist from Jacob Ellingson in overtime to past Brainerd over Bemidji 2-1 in Saturday’s Section 8-2A game.
Logan Rivard also scored for the Warriors and Kyle Helmberger kicked away 28 shots for the Warriors who snapped a two-game losing streak and improved to 2-2 against section opponents.
Bemidji 0 1 0 0 — 1
Brainerd 1 0 0 1 — 2
First period: Brd-Logan Rivard 15:45
Second period: Bem-Noah Burns (Brett Hartje, Mike Sauer) 7:51
Overtime: Brd-Billy Desrocher (Jacob Ellingson) 6:46
Shots on goal: Brd 52, Bem 29
Goalies: Brd-Kyle Helmberger (28 saves); Bem-Gabe Heifort (50 saves)
Overall: Brd 4-3. Next: Brainerd vs. Red River East at Grand Forks, N.D., Tournament quarterfinals 2:15 p.m. Thursday.