Area Boys Hockey: Little Falls notches close win over Northern Lakes


BREEZY POINT — Mason Doble, Gabe Hirsch and Matt Filippi found the net with three of Little Falls 51 shots in a 3-2 win for the Flyers over Northern Lakes Tuesday, Dec 17.

After a scoreless first period, Andrew Villarreal put the Lightning on the board. Doble and Hirsch responded with goals to give Little Falls the 2-1 lead after the second period.

Shane Donovan of the Lightning notched his 101st career point to start the third period and Filippi scored the final goal for the Flyers.

Kyler Couture tallied 24 saves for Little Falls and Andler Hoagland kicked away 48 shots for the Lightning.


Northern Lakes 0 1 1 -- 2
Little Falls 0 2 1 -- 3

Second period: NL-Andrew Villarreal 14:37; LF-Mason Doble (Reece Hubbard) 14:28; LF-Gabe Hirsch (Nicholas Stevens, Ryan Buckallew) 13:04
Third period: NL-Shane Donovan 13:40; LF-Matt Filippi (Hubbard, Joe Majerle)
Shots on goal: LF 51, NL 26
Goalies: LF Kyler Couture (24 saves); NL- Adler Hoagland (48 saves)
Overall: LF 8-2-1, NL 3-3-1. Next: Little Falls hosts West Fargo Shevenne 5 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 26; Northern Lakes hosts Park Rapids 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19.

Prairie Centre 3, Wadena-DC 2

LONG PRAIRIE — Kade Woods scored two goals in the third period for Wadena-Deer Creek in a 3-2 loss to Prairie Centre in a non-conference game Tuesday, Dec 17.

Woods first goal came at the 11:57 mark on an assist from Dalton Moyer and Lleyten Pettit.

Woods second goal at 16:37 was assisted by Austyn Oothoudt.


The Wolverines tallied 35 shots on net and goalie Josh Dykhoff kicked away 22 saves.

Prairie Centre 0 0 3 -- 3
Wadena-DC 0 0 2 -- 2
Third period: PC-Prairie Center 8:26; WDC-Kade Woods (Dalton Moyer, Lleyten Pettit) ppg 11:57; PC-Brady Cline 12:22; PC-Fletcher (Brady Cline) 13:03; WDC-Woods (Austyn Oothoudt) 16:37
Shots on goal: WDC 35, PC 25
Goalies: WDC-Josh Dykhoff (22 saves); PC- Isaiah DeFoe (33 saves)
Overall: WDC 1-8-1. Next: WDC at River Lakes 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20.
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