Area Boys Hockey: W-DC notches win No. 2


WADENA — Lleyten Pettit and Wyatt Murray each tallied a pair of goals for the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines in an 8-1 win over the Worthington Trojans Friday, Dec. 27 in the W-DC Holiday Tournament.

Austyn Oothoudt, Connor Davis, Kade woods and Cole Woods also scored for W-DC

Josh Dykhoff recorded 14 saves and Garrett Baron made three for W-DC, which outshot Worthington 41-18.


Worthington 0 0 1 -- 1
Wadena-DC 4 3 1 -- 8

First period: WDC-Lleyton Pettit (Wyatt Murray, Connor Davis) 1:46; WDC-Murray 5:53; WDC-Austyn Oothoudt (Cole Woods) 8:25; WDC-Pettit (Kade Woods, Davis) ppg 10:08
Second period: WDC-Murray (Daunte Leiran, Kade Woods) ppg 11:03; WDC-Davis (Cole Woods) 12:10; WDC-Kade Woods (Oothoudt, Cole Woods) 14:10
Third period: WDC-Cole Woods (Davis) 9:38; Worthington-Blake Luinenberg (Carlso Garcia) 14:05
Shots on goal: WDC 38, Worthington 41
Goalies: WDC-Josh Dykhoff (14 saves), Garrett Baron (3 saves); Worthington-Preston Thavixay (33 saves)
Overall: WDC 2-9-1. Next: WDC vs. Breckenridge/Wahpeton 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 28.

Little Falls 11, Willmar 4

LITTLE FALLS — Gunnar Gustafson notched a hat trick for the Little Falls Flyers who outshot Willmar 49-16 in an 11-4 win over the Willmar Cardinals in the Little Falls Holiday Tournament Friday, Dec. 27.

Ryan Buckallew and Nicholas Stevens each added a pair of goals while the Flyers received goals from Gabe Hirsch, Robby Kuchinski-Helgeson, Coltin Johnson and Mason Doble.


Willmar 3 0 1 -- 4
Little Falls 4 7 0 -- 11

First period: LF-Gunnar Gustafson 1:10; W-Tanner Bauman (Asaiah Smith) 3:16, LF-Gabe Hirsch (Nicholas Stevens) 6:22; LF-Robby Kuchinski-Helgeson (Matt Filippi, Reece Hubbard) 9:57; W-Isiah Cameron (Elbridge DeKraal) ppg 10:58; W-Dominic Amon (DeKraal, Blake Tersch) ppg 12:33; LF-Ryan Buckallew (Stevens) 16:53
Second period: LF-Coltin Johnson (Kuchinski-Helgeson) 3:00; LF-Gustafson (Filippi, Kuchinski-Helgeson)5:16; LF-Gustafson (Joe Majerle, Hubbard) ppg 7:40; LF-Buckallew (Hirsch, Hubbard) 9:21; LF-Mason Doble (Hayden Johnson, Marshall Anez) 13:24; LF-Stevens (Buckallew) 13:46; LF-Stevens (Hirsch, Hubbard) 15:13
Third period: W-Ethan Weber (Amon) ppg 12:03
Shots on goal: LF 49, W 16
Goalies: LF-Dane Couture (10 saves), Adam Funk (2 saves); W-Alec Hovland (11 saves), Gavin Steinwand (27 saves)
Overall: LF 10-2-1. Next: Little Falls hosts North Branch 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 28.

St. Francis 5, Northern Lakes 2

ST. CLOUD — Kyler Couture scored a goal and assisted on another for the Northern Lakes Lightning who were defeated 5-2 by the St. Francis Fighting Saints at the Granite City Showcase Friday, Dec. 27.

Goalie Adler Hoagland recorded 30 saves for the Lightning, who were outshot 35-24.


St. Francis 1 2 2 -- 5
Northern Lakes 0 1 1 -- 2

First period: SFCorey Wilmer (Dylan Strate) ppg 12:18
Second period: NL-Kyler Couture (Andrew Villarreal, Shane Donovan) 0:11; SF-Owen Dubois (Nathan Roberts) 3:25; SF-Austin Smith (Ike Hassel) 11:39
Third period: SF-Ethan Smith (Strate) 5:43; SF-Strate (Gunnar Grams, Roberts) 14:54; NL-Caiden Kjelstrom (Couture, Erik Larsen) 16:52
Shots on goal: NL 24, SF 35
Goalies: NL-Adler Hoagland (30 saves); SF-Caleb Young (22 saves)
Overall: NL 5-5-1. Next: Northern Lakes vs Monticello at St. Cloud MAC Tournament 1:45 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 28.
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