Area Boys Hockey: Lightning get better of Willmar

Three area boys hockey teams hit the ice.

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WILLMAR — Tyler Seeling recorded a hat trick to lead the Northern Lakes Lightning to a 6-2 victory over the Willmar Cardinals Monday, Jan. 31.

Taylor Berg added a goal and an assist for the Lightning while Logan Verville and Christian Crutcher each scored a goal.

Isaac Peterson, Zach Ehnstrom, Jameson St. Clair and Quady Bernu each tallied an assist for Northern Lakes who outshot Willmar 60-29.

Nigel DeSanto stopped 27 of the 29 shots he faced in net for the Lightning.

Willmar 2 0 0 – 2

Northern Lakes 3 2 1 – 6

First period: NL-Tyler Seeling (Isaac Peterson, Zach Ehnstrom), W-Cullen Gregory, NL-Logan Verville (Jameson St. Clair, Quady Bernu), W-Elijah Van Buren (Arron Fischer, Colin Bos), NL-Tyler Seeling (Taylor Berg)

Second period: NL-Tyler Seeling PPG, NL-Christian Crutcher

Third period: NL-Taylor Berg

Shots on goal: NL 60, W 29

Goalies: NL- Nigel DeSanto (27 saves); W-Gavin Steinwand (54 saves)

Overall: NL 12-8. Next: Northern Lakes hosts Cambridge-Isanti 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5.


Wadena-DC 5, Morris-Benson 3

WADENA — Wadena-Deer Creek’s Aron Sutherland tallied two goals and two assists for the Wolverines as they beat Morris-Benson 5-3 Monday, Jan. 31.

Also scoring for the Wolverines were Connor Davis, Brady Domier and Cole Woods.

Morris-Benson 1 0 2 – 3

Wadena-DC 2 1 2 – 5

First period: WDC-Connor Davis (Aron Sutherland) 13:51, WDC-Brady Domier (Aiden Sutherland) 9:24, MB-Sam Thompson (Brett Hansen) 7:27

Second period: WDC-Aron Sutherland 14:37

Third period: MB- Hansen 11:41, WDC-Aron Sutherland (Dalton Moyer) 4:05, WDC-Cole Woods (Davis, Aron Sutherland) PP 2:45, MB-Hunter Blume 0:32

Shots on goal: WDC 20, MB 28

Goalies: WDC-Gunnar Olson (25 saves); MB-Christopher Danielson (15 saves)

Overall: WDC 13-9. Next: WDC hosts Detroit Lakes 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 3.

Alexandria 5, Little Falls 1

ALEXANDRIA — Carter Oothoudt scored the only goal for the Little Falls Flyers as they lost to the Alexandria Cardinals 5-1 Monday, Jan. 31.

Luke Avery and George Moore assisted on Oothoudt’s goal.

The Flyers outshot the Cardinals 36-26.

Alexandria 2 1 2 – 5

Little Falls 0 1 0 – 1


First period: A-Brycen Berg (Josiah Gronholz) 3:14, A-Josiah Gronholz 7:40

Second period: A-Nicholas Peterson (Tyler Kludt) 3:55, LF-Carter Oothoudt (Luke Avery, George Moore) 16:56

Third period: A-Brycen Berg (Tyler Kludt) 0:26, A-Brycen Berg (Tyler Kludt) 16:37

Shots on goal: LF 36, Alex 26

Goalies: LF-Richie Varriano (21 saves); Alex-Teagan Pfeffer (35 saves)

Overall: LF 18-3. Next: Little Falls hosts River Lakes 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 3.

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