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Area Boys Hockey: Little Falls advances to section finals

Little Falls hosts Sartell in the Section 6-1A semifinals Tuesday, March 23

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LITTLE FALLS — Little Falls goalie Dane Couture tallied 31 saves on 32 shots as the No. 1 seeded Little Falls Flyers bested the No. 4 seeded Sartell Sabres 3-1 in the Section 6-1A semifinals Tuesday, March 23.

Scoring opened for the Little Falls in the second period on a goal by Nicholas Stevens, assisted by Gunnar Gustafson. Cater Oothoudt and Hayden Johsnson also recorded goals for the Flyers.

The Flyers will host No. 2 seed Fergus Falls in the section finals Thursday, March 25.

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Sartell 0 1 0 — 1
Little Falls 0 2 1 — 3

Second period: LF-Nicholas Stevens (Gunnar Gustafson) 0:30; S-Josh Kern (Connor Hacker, Lacen VanDenBerg) 9:52; LF-Carter Oothoudt (Tanner Morrison, Jake Czakowski) 11:02
Third period: LF-Hayden Johnson 16:08
Shots on goal: LF 28, S 32
Goalies: LF-Dane Couture (31 saves); S-Quentin Sigurdson (25 saves)
Overall: LF 11-4-1. Next: Little Falls hosts Fergus Falls/Alexandria 7 p.m. Thursday, March 25.
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