Area Boys Hockey: Flyers light up Prairie Centre


LITTLE FALLS — Gabe Hirsch and Joe Majerle each collected four points for the Little Falls Flyers who crushed the Prairie Centre Blue Devils 13-1 in a non-conference match Tuesday, Dec. 10.

Hirsch recorded a hat trick and an assist while Majerle assisted on three goals and scored one. Reece Hubbard and Matt Filippi each finished with a pair of goals and an assist.

The Flyers outshot Prairie Center 55-14. Goalie Dane Couture stopped all seven shots he faced over two periods and Adam Funk blocked six of seven in the third.


Prairie Centre 0 0 1 -- 1
Little Falls 4 7 2 -- 13

First period: LF-Reece Hubbard (Gabe Hirsch) 0:15; LF-Nolan Bjorge (Marshall Anez) 7:37; LF-Hirsch (Gunnar Gustaffson, Matt Filippi) 10:13; LF-Gustafson (Joe Majerle) 16:30
Second period: LF-Hirsch (Coltin Johnson) 0:42; LF-Hirsch (Nicholas Stevens) 6:47; LF-Mason Doble (Robby Kuchinski-Helgeson) 7:20; LF-Filippi (Anez) 9:06; LF-Majerle 9:41; LF-Filippi shg 12:08; LF-Hubbard (Majerle) 13:07
Third period: PC-Eli Fletcher (Braison Abers) 6:11; LF-Carter Oouthoudt (Stevens, Majerle) 7:38; LF-Hayden Johnson (Mason Doble, Hubbard) 8:15
Shots on goal: LF 55, PC 14
Goalies: LF-Dane Couture (7 saves), Adam Funk (6 saves); PC-Isaiah DeFoe (33 saves), Jack Nedoroscik (9 saves)
Overall: LF 6-1-1. Next: Little Falls hosts St. Paul Johnson 7:15 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13.

Northern Lakes 3, Wadena-Deer Creek 3

WADENA — Wadena-Deer Creek’s Josh Dykhoff recorded 50 saves as the Wolverines tied the Northern Lakes Lightning 3-3 Tuesday, Dec. 10.

Lleyten Pettit, Wyatt Murray and Daunte Lieran each tallied a goal and an assist for the Wolverines, while Hunter Nybakken scored twice for the Lightning.


Wadena-Deer Creek 1 1 1 0 -- 3
Northern Lakes 0 2 1 0 -- 3

First period: WDC-Lleyten Pettit (Kade Woods, Daunte Leiran) PP 8:25
Second period: NL-Hunter Nybakken PP 2:17, WDC-Wyatt Murray (Connor Davis, Cole Woods) PP 9:31, NL-Caiden Kjelstrom (Tucker Jobe, Jakob Ince) 13:08
Third period: NL-Nybakken (Shane Donovan, Erik Larsen) 12:26, WDC-Leiran (Pettit, Murray) 16:56
Shots on goal: NL 53, WDC 41
Goalies: NL-Jeremiah Smythe (39 saves); WDC-Josh Dykhoff (50 saves)
Overall: NL 2-2-1, WDC 1-5-1. Next: Northern Lakes hosts North Branch 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14; Wadena-Deer Creek at Park Rapids 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12.
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