Area Boys Hockey: Pekula, Flyers blank Storm
LITTLE FALLS--Goalie Justin Pekula stopped all 19 shots he faced to give the Little Falls Flyers a 4-0 Section 6-1A shutout over the Sauk Rapids Storm Tuesday.
LITTLE FALLS-Goalie Justin Pekula stopped all 19 shots he faced to give the Little Falls Flyers a 4-0 Section 6-1A shutout over the Sauk Rapids Storm Tuesday.
Brandon Backowski's first period score gave the Flyers all they would need, but Riley Scanlon took advantage of a Storm major penalty to punch in two more with Thomas Miller and Hunter Swanson each getting assists on both goals.
Brett Czajkowski scored the final goal in the third.
Sauk Rapids 0 0 0 - 0
Little Falls 1 2 1 - 4
First period: LF-Brandon Backowski (Mack Anez, Bryce DeDomines) 10:59
Second period: LF-Riley Scanlon (Thomas Miller, Hunter Swanson) ppg 9:27, LF-Scanlon (Miller, Swanson) ppg 12:50
Third period: LF-Brett Czajkowski (Landon Johnson, Adam Josephson)
Shots on goal: LF 36, SR 19
Goalies: LF-Justin Pekula (19 saves); SR-Lukas Martin (32 saves)
Overall: LF 8-2. Next: Mandan, N.D., vs. Little Falls at Little Falls Tournament 7 p.m. Monday.
Cambridge 2, Northern Lakes 1
ISANTI-Josh Maucieri netted the lone Northern Lakes Lightning goal in Tuesday's 2-1 non-conference loss to Cambridge.
Goalie Jaeger Reed recorded 28 saves for the Lightning, who were outshot 30-19.
Cambridge 1 0 1 - 2
Northern Lakes 0 1 0 - 1
First period: C-Jack Goodmanson (Austin Schlenkler) 9:58
Second period: NL-Josh Maucieri (Nick Reed) ppg 8:16
Third period: C-Schlenkler (Goodmanson, Alex Cummings) 3:36
Shots on goal: NL 19, C-I 30
Goalies: NL-Jaeger Reed (28 saves); C-I-Nate Muehlberg (18 saves)
Overall: NL 5-3-1. Next: Northern Lakes at Virginia 7:30 p.m. Monday.