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Area Boys Hockey: Flyers finish regular season with victory over Lakers

LITTLE FALLS--Josh Jennings registered one goal and assist for the Little Falls Flyers as they defeated the Detroit Lakes Lakers 4-2 Thursday. Also scoring in the regular-season finale for the Flyers were Landon Johnson, Andrew Marod and Sam Himley.

LITTLE FALLS-Josh Jennings registered one goal and assist for the Little Falls Flyers as they defeated the Detroit Lakes Lakers 4-2 Thursday.

Also scoring in the regular-season finale for the Flyers were Landon Johnson, Andrew Marod and Sam Himley.

Detroit Lakes 1 0 1-2

Little Falls 2 2 0-4

First period: DL-Jackson Carlblom (Jackson Fields) 6:42, LF-Landon Johnson (Mario Filippi) 11:01, LF-Andrew Marod (Josh Jennings) 14:29

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Second period: LF-Sam Himley (Filippi) 5:06, LF-Jennings (Sia McQuillan) 9:31

Third period: DL-Jace Kovash (Carlblom, Will Stowman)

Shots on goal: LF 28, DL 28

Goalies: LF Justin Pekula (26 saves); DL-Ryan Wheeler (24 saves)

Overall: LF 12-10-3. Next: No. 4 Little Falls hosts No. 5 River Lakes in Section 6-1A quarterfinals 7 p.m. Tuesday.

North Branch 11, Northern Lakes 2

BREEZY POINT-Dylan Mesenbrink and Kasey Couture netted goals for the Northern Lakes Lightning in Thursday's 11-2 loss to North Branch in a Section 5-1A matchup.

Garrett Westlund, Drew Elfering and Maverick Engstrom were credited with assists.

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North Branch outshot Northern Lakes 41-23 in the final regular-season game for the Lightning who enter the section playoffs 5-20.

North Branch 2 6 3-11

Northern Lakes 1 1 0-2

Shots on goal: NL 23, NB 41

Goalies: NL-Jake Arnold, Wyatt Fink (30 saves); NB-Trevor Mellen (21 saves)

Overall: NL 5-20. Next: Northern Lakes in Section 5-1A playoffs TBA.

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