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CROOKSTON — Hayden Johnson and Matt Filippi both tallied two goals and two assists as the Little Falls Flyers defeated the Crookston Pirates 10-0 in a non-conference game Saturday, Jan. 22.
Carter Oothoudt recorded a goal and three assists and Isaiah Jendro posted a goal and two assists for the Flyers.
Luke Avery finished with two goals while Coltin Johnson and Garrett Lindberg scored the other goals for Little Falls.
Richie Varriano posted a shutout as he stopped all 17 shots he faced for the Flyers as they improved to 16-1.
Crookston 0 0 0 – 0
Little Falls 4 6 0 – 10
First period: LF-Carter Oothoudt (Matt Filippi) 0:25, LF-M. Filippi (Hayden Johnson) 5:38, LF-H. Johnson (Oothoudt, Matthew Cooper) 11:08, LF-Luke Avery (Isaiah Jendro, Joey Welinski) 14:14
Second period: LF-M. Filippi (Oothoudt), 3:18, LF-Avery (Welinski, Cooper) 6:46, LF-Coltin Johnson (H. Johnson, Oothoudt) 8:02, LF-H. Johnson, (M. Filippi) SHG 8:58, LF-Isaiah Jendro 11:53, LF-Garrett Lindberg (Hudson Filippi, Dylan Young) 14:24
Shots on goal: LF 55, C 17
Goalies: LF-Richie Varriano (17 saves); C-Jaron Bailey (45 saves)
Overall: LF 16-1. Next: Little Falls hosts Cambridge-Isanti 7:15 pm. Thursday, Jan. 27.
Thief River Falls 6, Northern Lakes 4
BREEZY POINT — Tyler Seeling recorded a goal and an assist for the Northern Lakes Lightning as they lost to the Thief River Falls Prowlers 6-4 Saturday, Jan. 22.
Jameson St. Clair tallied three assists for the Lightning and Isaac Peterson finished with two assists.
Colton Craig, Zach Ehnstrom and Taylor Berg all scored goals for Northern Lakes as they were outshot 57-49.
Ethan Kunz stopped 51 shots for the Lightning.
Thief River Falls 1 3 2 – 6
Northern Lakes 2 0 2 – 4
First period: NL-Colton Craig (Jameson St. Clair, Isaac Peterson) 7:13, TRF-Morgan Rhule (Tyson Loeffler, Brady Skeim) 10:32, NL-Zach Ehnstrom (St. Clair) 16:31
Second period: TRF-Max Arlt (Brendan Bottem, Loeffler) PPG 3:33, TRF-Bottem (Arlt, Jack Erickson) PPG 14:56, TRF-Loeffler (Skiem) 15:05
Third period: TRF-Bottem (Loeffler) 4:24, NL-Taylor Berg (Tyler Seeling, Christian Crutcher) 4:43, TRF-Loeffler (Bottem) empty net 16:24, NL-Seeling (Peterson, St. Clair) 16:41
Shots on goal: NL 49, TRF 57
Goalies: NL- Ethan Kunz (51 saves); TRF- Brett Holmer (45 saves)
Overall: NL 9-7. Next: Northern Lakes hosts Morris-Benson 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 25.