AREA BOYS HOCKEY: Second-period goals lift Flyers past Apollo
ST. CLOUD — The Little Falls Flyers scored four unanswered second-period goals to defeat the St. Cloud Apollo Eagles 4-2 Thursday in a game that could be key to determining Section 6-1A seeding.
Going into the contest, Apollo led the section standings with a 6-0 record while Little Falls was second at 3-0.
The Flyers improved their overall record to 12-3.
Netting goals for the Flyers were Spencer Fenske, Mark Anez, Thomas Miller and Nathan Adamietz. Miller and Ben Newman each had two assists for the Flyers.
Little Falls goalie Michael Stumpf turned aside 28 shots.
Apollo 0 2 0 — 2
Little Falls 0 4 0 — 4
Second period: SCA-Jason Omann (Jared Christen( :32; LF-Spencer Fenske (Ben Newman, Austin Bjorge) ppg 2:06; LF-Mark Anez (Luke Majerle) 5:03; LF-Thomas Miller (Newman) 5:59; LF-Nathan Adamietz (Thomas Miller, Bjorge) shg 15:04; SCA-Tanner Beidenbach (Christen, Paul Kenny) ppg 16:47
Shots on goal: LF 23, SCA 30
Goalies: LF-Michael Stumpf (28 saves); SCA-Nick Althaus (19 saves)
Overall: LF 12-3-0. Next: Little Falls at Alexandria 7:15 p.m. Tuesday.
■ Park Rapids 6,
Northern Lakes 1
BREEZY POINT — Hunter Leslie opened the scoring for Northern Lakes, but that was all the offense the Lightning were able to muster as they lost 6-1 to the Park Rapids Panthers in a Mid-State Conference game Thursday.
Mitch Stangel made 32 saves in net for the Lightning, who were outshot 38-20.
Park Rapids 1 3 2 — 6
Northern Lakes 1 0 0 — 1
First period: NL-Hunter Leslie (Gaven Bickford, Kegan Couture) ppg 9:16; PR-Frank Moren (Ian Johnson 12:35
Second period: PR-Moren (Johnson, Noah Macpherson) 2:55; PR-Luke Jaeger (Drew Bade) 11:04; PR-Johnson (Macpherson, Kiefer Miller) 13:59
Third period: PR-Johnson (Macpherson) shg 12:45; PR-Jamie Stewart (Miller) ppg 14:18
Shots on goal: NL 20, PR 38
Goalies: NL-Mitch Stangel (32 saves); PR-Cody Brumbaugh (19 saves)
Conference: NL 0-4-0. Overall: NL 6-8-0. Next: Northern Lakes at Sauk Rapids 2:45 p.m. Saturday.