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Area Boys Hockey: Swanson, W-DC score win over Bagley

WADENA — Mitchell Swanson scored five goals and added an assist as the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines beat the Bagley-Fosston Flyers 9-7 in a non-conference game Thursday.

Bridger Pettit marked down two goals and three assists and Mike Behl and Dylan Phillips each scored goals for the Wolverines.

Bagley 1 4 2 — 7

Wadena-DC 2 3 4 — 9

First period: WDC-Mitchell Swanson (Bridger Pettit) 14:07, WDC-Mitchell Swanson (Bridger Pettit, Christian Berg) PP 5:01, B-Aaron Leintz (Luke Lane, Christian Larson) PP 1:44.

Second period: B-Jesse Dukek (Aaron Leintz) 14:03, B-Brady Anderson (Jesse Dukek, Aaron Leintz) 13:09, WDC-Bridger Pettit 11:44, WDC-Bridger Pettit (Mitchell Swanson) PP 7:58, B-Sean LaVine 2:33, B-Sean LaVine 1:11, WDC-Mitchell Swanson (Bridger Pettit, Christian Berg) :43

Third period: WDC-Mitchell Swanson (Shane Motschenbacher) 16:50, WDC-Mike Behl (Dylan Phillips) 15:11, WDC-Mitchell Swanson 13:28, B-Torrey Swenson (Zach Thoma, Jesse Dukek) PP 7:35, WDC-Dylan Phillips 6:33, B-Aaron Leintz (Brady Anderson, Christian Larson) PP 1:37

Shots on goal: WDC 40, B 25

Goalies: WDC-Wesley Janson (11 saves); B-Thomas (31 saves)

Overall: WDC 8-8-0. Next: Wadena-Deer Creek hosts Kittson Central 2 p.m. Saturday.

Princeton 3, Little Falls 0

LITTLE FALLS — Michael Stumpf made 26 saves in net, but Class 1A’s 11th ranked Little Falls Flyers lost to 13th-ranked Princeton 3-0 in a Granite Ridge Conference game Thursday.

The Tigers had beaten Little Falls 3-1 Dec. 14 and lead the conference with a 4-0 record.

Princeton holds a 4-0 record over the Flyers since the conference was started last year.

Princeton 0 2 1 — 3

Little Falls 0 0 0 — 0

Second period: P-Billy Oakes (A.J. Wesloh) 1:05; P-Cam Paulson (Collin Buness) 15:33

Third period: P-Daniel Voce 16:37

Shots on goal: LF 25, P 29

Goalies: LF-Michael Stumpf (26 saves); P-Max Mattson (25 saves)

Conference: LF 0-2-0. Overall: LF 13-4-0. Next: Little Falls at Fergus Falls 7:15 p.m. Saturday.

Morris/Benson Area 6,

Northern Lakes 5 OT

MORRIS — Neither team led by more than one goal throughout Thursday’s non-conference contest, but the Morris/Benson Storm eked out a 6-5 win over the Northern Lakes Lightning with a power-play goal 17 seconds into the overtime period.

Aspen Florey’s power-play goal at 12:21 of the third forced the game into overtime.

Kegan Couture picked up four points on a pair of goals and two assists. Also netting goals were Ben Moe and Jake Hyytinen.

Mitch Stangel made 27 saves in net for the Lightning, who fall to 7-10.

Morris/Benson 2 1 2 1 — 6

Northern Lakes 2 1 2 0 — 5

First period: MB-Tanner Picht (Brody Gimberlin) shg 3:28, NL-Ben Moe (Kegan Couture) ppg 3:53; NL-Couture (Moe) 5:57; MB-Mac Beyer (Picht) 9:27

Second period: NL-Jake Hyytinen (Nick Blanchette) 2:34; MB-Picht (Gimberlin, Jordan Staples) 16:58

Third period: NL-Couture shg 2:33; MB-Beyer (Eric Johnson); MB-Beyer(Gimberlin, Staples) 8:46, NL-Aspen Florey (Galligan, Couture) ppg 12:21

Overtime: MB-Gimberlin (Picht, Staples) ppg :17

Shots on goal: NL 28, MB 33

Goalies: NL-Mitch Stangel (27 saves); MB-Kyle Kennedy (23 saves)

Overall: NL 7-10-0. Next: Northern Lakes hosts River Lakes 3 p.m. Saturday.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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