Area Boys Hockey: Lightning outshine Panthers
Three area boys hockey teams hit the ice.
BREEZY POINT — Logan Verville scored two goals for the Northern Lakes Lightning as they defeated the Park Rapids Panthers 9-2 in a Mid-State Conference game Thursday, Jan. 27.
Isaac Peterson recorded a goal and three assists while Tyler Seeling and Cullen Kratchovil each totaled a goal and two assists.
Colton Craig, Taylor Berg, Andrew Villareal and Karter Lee each scored a goal for Northern Lakes.
Nigel DeSanto stopped 32 of the 34 shots he faced in net.
Park Rapids 0 2 0 – 2
Northern Lakes 3 1 5 – 9
First period: NL-Isaac Peterson (Cullen Kratchovil, Darby Boelter) 4:49, NL-Colton Craig (Jameson St. Clair, Isaac Peterson) 13:37, NL-Logan Verville (Tyler Seeling, Isaac Peterson) 16:49
Second period: PR-Liam Torola (Joey Hillukka) 1:28, NL-Taylor Berg (Zach Ehnstrom) 10:34, PR-Jeron Pinoniemi 16:05
Third period: NL-Tyler Seeling (Taylor Berg, Isaac Peterson) 1:00, NL-Andrew Villareal (Christian Crucher, Jameson St. Clair) 1:13, NL-Cullen Kratochvil (Zach Ehnstrom) 2:06, NL-Logan Verville (Tyler Seeling) 7:44, NL-Karter Lee (Darby Boelter, Cullen Kratchovil) 8:27
Shots on goal: NL 59, PR 34
Goalies: NL- Nigel DeSanto (32 saves); PR-Sawyer Torkelson (50 saves)
Conference: NL 2-1. Overall: NL 11-7. Next: Northern Lakes at Princeton 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 29.
Little Falls 3 (OT)
LITTLE FALLS — Matt Filippi and Hayden Johnson each recorded a goal and an assist as the Little Falls Flyers fell to the Cambridge-Isanti BlueJackets 4-3 in overtime Thursday Jan. 27.
Luke Avery scored the other goal for the Flyers who scored two goals in the third period to take a 3-2 lead before Cambridge-Isanti’s Will O’Donovan scored a short-handed goal with under a minute left in the third period.
The BlueJackets found the back of the net in overtime to capture the win.
Little Falls outshot Cambridge 62-28.
Cambridge 1 1 1 1 – 4
Little Falls 1 0 2 0 – 3
First period: CI-Jakob Olson (Kaden Schibilla, Wyatt Nutt) 1:10, LF-Luke Avery (Collin Kray) 13:06
Second period: CI-Seth Terhell (Andrew Aliets, Jake Brown) PPG 16:05
Third period: LF-Hayden Johnson (Matt Filippi) 9:00, LF-Matt Filippi (Carter Oothoudt, Hayden Johnson) 10:52, CI-Will O’Donovan SHG 16:07
Overtime: Finn Overby 3:36
Shots on goal: LF 62, CI 28
Goalies: LF-DJ Kicker (24 saves); CI-Jason Sibel (44 saves), Jason Hosch (15 saves)
Overall: LF 17-2. Next: Little Falls hosts Mound Westonka/Watertown-Mayer 2:45 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 29.