Area Boys Hockey: Flyers advance to semifinals
LITTLE FALLS — Luke Majerle collected a pair of goals and two assists to lead the top-seeded Little Falls Flyers past No. 8 seeded Morris-Benson 5-1 in Tuesday’s Section 6-1A quarterfinal game.
Majerle tallied the opening goal at 2:14 of the first period on a penalty shot and put in the winning goal at 3:21 of the second.
Also netting goals for Little Falls were Nathan Adamietz, Austin Bjorge and Ben Newman who assisted on two other goals.
The Flyers’ Mike Stumpf turned aside 18 shots for the Flyers.
Morris-Benson 0 1 0 — 1
Little Falls 1 2 2 — 5
First period: LF-Luke Majerle penalty shot 2:14
Second period: LF-Majerle (Thomas Miller, Ben Newman) 3:21; MB-Corey Storck (Riley Blake, Chad Schwarz) 3:52; LF-Nathan Adamietz (Majerle, Newman) 14:25
Third period: LF-Austin Bjorge (August Maciej, Mark Anez) 4:48; LF-Newman( (Majerle, Taylor Kottschade) 11:44
Shots on goal: LF 24, MB 19
Goalies: LF-Michael Stumpf (18 saves); MB-Kyle Kennedy (19 saves)
Overall: LF 20-6-0. Next: Little Falls vs. No. 5 Alexandria in Section 6-1A semifinals at Municipal Athletic Complex, St. Cloud, 6 p.m. Saturday.
■ Apollo 10,
Wadena-Deer Creek 0
ST. CLOUD — Wesley Janson and Cory McManigle split the time in net for the Wolverines and combined to turn away 45 of the 55 shots they faced as No. 7 seeded Wadena-Deer Creek was eliminated 10-0 by the second-seeded St. Cloud Apollo Eagles in a Section 6-1A quarterfinal game Tuesday.
Apollo 2 3 5 — 10
Wadena-Deer Creek 0 0 0 — 0
First period: SCA-Jason Omann (Jared Christen, Paul Kenney) :29; SCA-Christen (Omann) 11:11
Second period: SCA-Christen (Omann) 11:11; SCA-Christen (Omann) 7:31; SCA-Christen (Kenney) 7:37; SCA-Jordan Keller 9:49
Third period: SCA-Jacob Kemp (Keller) 1:53; SCA-Keller (Steven Maus, Trevor Vossen) 4:28; SCA-Brandon Bloch (Christen, Omann) ppg 9:35; SCA-Hunter Simonson (Maus, Brandon Baker) 11:14; SCA-Tanner Beidenbach (Keller, Omann) 16:37
Shots on goal: WDC 25, SCA 55
Goalies: WDC-Wesley Janson 26:49 (24 saves), Cory McManigle 24:11 (21 saves); SCA-Nick Althaus (25 saves)
Overall: WDC finishes 15-12-0.