Area Boys Hockey: Flyers, Lightning lose
? Tech 9, Little Falls 1 ST. CLOUD -- Austin Fenske's third-period power-play goal was the only score the Little Falls Flyers were able to muster in a 9-1 non-conference loss to the St. Cloud Tech Tigers on Tuesday. Tech senior right wing Tanner ...
■ Tech 9, Little Falls 1
ST. CLOUD - Austin Fenske’s third-period power-play goal was the only score the Little Falls Flyers were able to muster in a 9-1 non-conference loss to the St. Cloud Tech Tigers on Tuesday.
Tech senior right wing Tanner Skaja earned seven points with four goals and three assists.
Goalie Ezra Spandl stopped 14 of 21 shots and Jordan Kreuser seven of nine for the Flyers, who were outshot 30-19.
Tech 5 1 3 - 9
Little Falls 0 0 1 - 1
First period: SC-Brandon Altena (Connor Wendt, Tanner Skaja) :55; SC-Davis Reinholz (Riley Bates, Skaja) 3:11; SC-Skaja (Bates) 8:59; SC-Skaja (Andrew Setrum, Bates) 12:02; SC-Bates (Altena, Wendt) 14:43
Second period: SC-Skaja (Altena, Althaus) 13:00
Third period: LF-Austin Fenske ppg 2:52; SC-Skaja (Reinholz) 3:34; SC-Sam Kruchten 11:08; SC-Reinholz (Skaja, Shane Seifert) 14:36
Shots on goal: LF 19, SC 30
Goalies: LF-Ezra Spandl (14 saves), Jordan Kreuser (7 saves); SC-Austin Althaus (18 saves)
Overall: LF 3-15-1. Next: Little Falls hosts Fergus Falls 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
■ Prairie Centre 5,
Northern Lakes 1
BREEZY POINT - Nick Olson scored the lone goal for the Northern Lakes Lightning as they lost their fourth game in a row 5-1 to Prairie Centre in a Mid-State Conference game Tuesday.
Olson’s goal came at 11:27 of the third period with assists from Nick Reed and Nick Blanchette.
Mitch Stangel stopped 29 shots for the Lightning.
Prairie Centre 3 0 2 - 5
Northern Lakes 0 0 1 - 1
First period: PC-Preston Pung (Sam Ecker, Alexsi Runola) 3:04, PC-Zack Pierskalla (Ecker, Cody Steward) 9:16, PC-Kristian Laaksonen (Ecker) 10:06
Third period: PC-Pierskalla (Steward, Runola) 5:51, PC-Josh Panitzke (Runola) 10:44, NL-Nick Olson (Nick Reed, Nick Blanchette) 11:27
Shots on goal: NL 25, PC 34
Goalies: NL-Mitch Stangel (29 saves); PC-Clay Deters (24 saves)
Conference: NL 1-4-0. Overall: NL 8-9-0. Next: Northern Lakes vs. Greenway/Nashwauk-Keewatin at Coleraine 7:30 p.m. Thursday.