Area Boys Hockey: Lightning rally for OT win
The Northern Lakes Lightning hosted Prairie Centre.
BREEZY POINT — Colton Craig’s overtime goal lifted Northern Lakes to a 6-5 Mid-State Conference win over Prairie Centre Thursday, Jan 6.
The Lightning tied the game at five with 1:19 left on a short-handed goal from Jamison St. Clair. St. Clair and Caiden Kjelstrom assisted on Craig’s overtime goal.
The Lightning fell behind by two goals to start the game and got on the scoreboard at the 3:18 mark of the first period on a Quady Bernu goal.
Tyler Seeling and Zach Ehnstrom scored second-period goals but the Lightning trailed by two entering the third period. Seeling’s goal at 11:32 of the third period made it a one-score game before.
Prairie Centre 2 3 0 0 - 5
Northern Lakes 1 2 2 1 - 6
First period: PC Zachary Bilz (Jesse Williams, Elijah Fletcher) ppg 5:09; PC Fletcher (Williams, Bilz) 4:51; NL Quady Beru (Isaac Peterson, Caden Nelson) 3:18
Second period: PC Fletcher 16:06; NL Tyler Seeling (Taylor Berg, Christian Crutcher) 12:11; NL Zach Ehnstrom (Berg, Andrew Villarreal) ppg 4:08; PC Bilz (Fletcher Zachary Deters) :15; PC Fletcher (Williams) :01
Third period: NL Seeling 11:32; NL Jamison St. Clair (Crutcher, Colton Craig) shg 1:19
Overtime: NL Craig (St. Clair, Caiden Kjelstron) 6:40
Shots on goal: NL 30, PC 24
Goalies: NL-Nigel DeSanto (19 saves); PC-Jesse Williams (24 saves)
Conference: NL 3-1. Overall: NL 7-4. Next: Northern Lakes at Mora/Milaca 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 11.