Area Boys Hockey: Little Falls defeats Bluejackets
ISANTI--Jake Kapphahn tallied a goal and an assist, and Justin Pekula recorded 15 saves in a 5-2 win for the Little Falls Flyers against the Cambridge-Isanti Bluejackets Thursday.
ISANTI-Jake Kapphahn tallied a goal and an assist, and Justin Pekula recorded 15 saves in a 5-2 win for the Little Falls Flyers against the Cambridge-Isanti Bluejackets Thursday.
The win snapped a three-game losing streak for the Flyers who put 51 shots on net.
Cambridge-Isanti 1 0 1 - 2
Little Falls 1 2 2 - 5
First period: LF-Landon Johnson (Gabe Hirsch) 1:44; CI-Ryan Olsen (Nathan Schibilla) 9:13
Second period: LF-Mason Doble (Jake Kapphahn) 3:21; LF-Tate Finck (Sia McQuillan) 4:54
Third period: LF-Andrew Marod 1:21; LF-Kapphahn 6:53; CI-Harrison Grandgenett (Jayden Meier, Derek Becklin) 10:02
Shots on goal: LF 51, CI 17
Goalies: LF Justin Pekula (15 saves); CI Brody Nelson (46 saves)
Next: River Lakes at Little Falls 7:15 p.m. Tuesday.
W-DC 4, Park Rapids 3
WADENA-Preston Warren notched a hat trick and assisted on the fourth goal in a 4-3 win by the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines over the Park Rapids Panthers in a Mid-State Conference game Thursday.
Justin Dykhoff netted the other goal for the Wolverines who led 4-0 in the third before holding off a Park Rapids rally that included two short-handed goals. Goalie Noah Stevens recorded 30 saves for WDC which was outshot 33-21.
Park Rapids 0 0 3-3
Wadena-DC 1 2 1-4
First period: WDC-Preston Warren (Max Phillips) 8:31
Second period: WDC-Warren (Jake Dykhoff) 14:05; WDC-Justin Dykhoff (Jake Dykhoff, Warren) 4:07
Third period: WDC-Warren 12:19; PR-Bjorn Jorgenson (Wyatt Halvorson) 6:35; PR-Halvorson (Josh Baker)m shg 5:21, PR-Brett Pinoniemi shg 4:47
Shots on goal: WDC 21, PR 33
Goalies: WDC-Noah Stevens (30 saves); PR-Austin Jerger (17 saves)
Conference: WDC 3-2. Overall: WDC 10-4. Next: Detroit Lakes at Wadena-Deer Creek 7 p.m. Tuesday.