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AREA BOYS HOCKEY: Hermantown wins battle of ranked Flyers

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LITTLE FALLS — Michael Stumpf kicked away 40 of the 43 shots he faced but Class 1A’s fourth-ranked Hermantown Flyers edged the 11th-ranked Little Falls Flyers 3-2 in Saturday’s non-conference game.


Ben Newman and Austin Bjorge each netted goals for Little Falls while Spencer Fenske and Matt Stumpf collected assists.

Little Falls Flyers was outshot by Hermantown 43-14.

Hermantown 1 1 1 — 3

Little Falls 1 1 0 — 2

First period: LF-Ben Newman (Spencer Fenske) 6:28;- H-Travis Koepke (Joel Muehlbauer, Ryan Carlson) 11:28

Second period: H-Chris Benson (Bo Gronseth, Jake Zeleznikar) ppg 15:02; LF-Austin Bjorge (Matt Stumpf) 15:17

Third period: H-Benson (Gronseth, Zeleznikar) ppg 11:01

Shots on goal: LF 14, H 43

Goalies: LF-Michael Stumpf (40 saves); H-Adam Smith (12 saves).

Overall: LF 11-3. Next: Little Falls at St. Cloud Apollo 7:15 p.m. Thursday.