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AREA BOYS HOCKEY: Little Falls improves to 9-1 following rout
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LITTLE FALLS — Ben Newman and Mark Anez each found the net twice as Little Falls routed Willmar 6-1 during the second day of the Flyers’ tournament Friday.


Austin Bjorge and Luke Majerle also scored for the 9-1-0 Flyers.

Matt Stumpf notched two assists while Thomas Miller, Spencer Fenske, Newman, and Bjorge also collected assists.

Michael Stumpf kicked away 16 of the 17 shots he faced.

Willmar 0 1 0 — 1

Little Falls 0 3 3 — 6

Second period: LF-Ben Newman (Matt Stumpf, Thomas Miller) :46; LF-Austin Bjorge (unassisted) 9:01; W-Cole Hagen (Cole Block) 11:21; LF-Luke Majerle (Stumpf, Newman) ppg 15:34

Third period: LF-Mark Anez (Bjorge, Spencer Fenske) 4:34; LF-Anez 11:07; LF-Bjorge (unassisted) 12:20

Shots on goal: LF 38, W 17

Goalies: LF-Michael Stumpf (16 saves); W-Joey Benson (32 saves).

Overall: LF 9-1-0. Next: Mound-Westonka vs. Little Falls at Little Falls Tournament 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29.

Como Park 8,

Wadena-Deer Creek 1

WADENA — Mike Behl’s first-period goal gave the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines a 1-0 lead, but it was short-lived as St. Paul Como Park scored the next eight goals to claim the championship at the Wadena-Deer Creek tournament Friday.

The Wolverines put 30 shots on net, and goaltender Wesley Janson finished with 23 saves.

Tom McCullough scored four goals for the Cougars.

Como Park 1 2 5 — 8

Wadena-DC 1 0 0 — 1

First period: WDC-Mike Behl (Otto Asp, Dylan Phillips) 10:49, SPC-Tom McCullough (Mitch McNamee, Sawyer Scanlon) 13:28

Second period: SPC-Anders Sateren (Peter Gaertner, Max Inskeep) 12:35, SPC-McCullough (McNamee) 15:54

Third period: SPC-McCullough 8:40, SPC-Sawyer Scanlon (Zach Lee, Ernie Mantel) 10:37, SPC-Billy Mangan (Tom Stinar) 11:15, SPC-Sateren (Gaertner, Nick Kopic) 12:12, McCullough (Evan Berger, Drake Durand) 12:35

Shots on goal: WDC 30, CP 31

Goalies: WDC-Wesley Janson (23 saves); CP-Ernie Mantel (29 saves).

Overall: WDC 5-5-0. Next: Wadena-Deer Creek at Greenway-Nashwauk-Keewatin 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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