Area Boys Hockey: WDC storms back to win in OT over Sauk Rapids
2 area boys hockey teams hit the ice.
SAUK RAPIDS — MJ Lunde scored the game-winning goal in overtime and also had two assists as the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines defeated the Sauk Rapids Storm 7-6 Monday, Feb. 14.
Cole Woods and Evan Lunde each tallied two goals and two assists for the Wolverines while Connor Davis and Jack Koranda each scored a goal.
Garrett Baron stopped 28 of the 34 shots he faced in net for WDC as they roared back from down 4-1 after the first period.
Sauk Rapids 4 0 2 0 — 6
Wadena-DC 1 4 1 1 — 7
First period: SR-Teagan Dodge (Braden Kuklok) 2:32, SR-Easton Portner (Noah Jensen) 5:12, WDC-Evan Lunde (Cole Woods, Aron Sutherland) 11:49, SR-Easton Portner (Teagan Dodge, Carter Peplinski) 15:51, SR-Cayden Christensen (Jett Wheeler) 16:59
Second period: WDC-Jack Koranda (MJ Lunde) 2:26, WDC-Evan Lunde (Koranda, MJ Lunde) 2:50, WDC-Woods (Dalton Moyer) 4:37, WDC-Connor Davis (Aron Sutherland, Woods) 13:49
Third period: WDC-Woods (Davis, Evan Lunde) 14:00, SR-Peplinski (Noah Thell, Dodge) 14:21
Overtime: WDC-MJ Lunde (Evan Lunde, Koranda) 1:03
Shots on goal: WDC 44, SR 34
Goalies: WDC-Garrett Baron (28 saves); SR-Hayden Brown (37 saves)
Overall: WDC 14-11. Next: WDC in Section 6-1A playoffs TBA.
Northern Lakes 6, Willmar 1
BREEZY POINT — Tyler Seeling recorded two goals and two assists for the Northern Lakes Lightning as they defeated the Willmar Cardinals 6-1 in a Section 6-1A matchup Monday, Feb. 14.
Logan Verville scored two goals for the Lightning while Isaac Peterson and Quady Bernu each finished with one goal.
Nigel DeSanto stopped 32 of 33 shots in net for Northern Lakes as they improved to 14-9 this season.
Willmar 0 1 0 – 1
Northern Lakes 0 3 3 – 6
Second period: NL-Tyler Seeling 2:16, NL-Logan Verville (Zach Ehnstrom, Tyler Seeling) PPG 7:53, NL-Isaac Peterson (Christian Crutcher) PPG 10:54, W-Cullen Gregory (Jason Malmgren, Carter Schow) PPG 16:41
Third period: NL-Logan Verville (Tyler Seeling) 1:58, NL-Quady Bernu (Jameson St. Clair) 8:00, NL-Tyler Seeling (Andrew Villarreal) SHG 11:53
Shots on goal: NL 54, W 33
Goalies: NL-Nigel DeSanto (32 saves); W-Braxton Heid (48 saves)
Overall: NL 14-9. Next: Northern Lakes at Monticello 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 15.