LITTLE FALLS — The Little Falls Flyers led 3-1 after two periods, but gave up four goals in the final stanza, three on power plays, and lost 5-3 to the St. Cloud Cathedral Crusaders in a Granite Ridge Conference game Tuesday.
Scoring goals for the Flyers were Michael Holthaus, Ben Newman and Luke Majerle. Newman’s goal came short-handed in the middle period and gave the Flyers a 2-0 lead.
Cathedral outshot Little Falls 32-22 with Flyer goalie Michael Stumpf making 27 saves.
St. Cloud Cathedral 0 1 4 — 5
Little Falls 1 2 0 — 3
First period: LF-Michael Holthaus (Austin Bjorge, Mark Anez) 3:45
Second period: LF-Ben Newman SH 6:00, StC-Will Hammer (Austin Poganski) 16:17, LF-Luke Majerle (Newman, Joey Hanowski) 16:44
Third period: StC-Poganski, StC-Ryan Kissner PP 6:32, StC-Kissner PP 8:52, StC-Danny Johnson PP (Poganski)
Shots on goal: LF 22, StC 33
Goalies: LF-Michael Stumpf (27 saves); StC-Josh Robak (19 saves)
Conference: LF 0-1. Overall: LF 1-4. Next: Little Falls at Fergus Falls 7:15 p.m. Thursday.
River Lakes 5,
Northern Lakes 4
RICHMOND — Connor Chambers scored a pair of goals and the Northern Lakes Lightning came close, but failed to pick up their first win of the season, losing 5-4 to River Lakes in a non-conference game Tuesday.
Also scoring for the Lightning were Andy Sorben and Ben Moe.
Joey Bergquist made 40 saves in net for the Lightning, who were outshot 45-36.
River Lakes 2 2 1 — 5
Northern Lakes 1 2 1 — 4
First period: NL-Andy Sorben 6:54, RL-Dylan Berg (Nick Bergeson) 8:56, RL-Stefen Tomovic (Bergeson) 13:52
Second period: RL-Austin Athmann 2:42, NL-Ben Moe SH (Dillon Johnson) 7:30, NL-Connor Chambers (Austin Mesenbrink, Gaven Bickford), RL-Dylan Jude (Mitch Ejnik, Jeremy Schultz) 15:02
Third period: RL-Berg (Tomovic), RL-Austin Stone (Ejnik, Athmann) 11:40, NL-Chambers (Johnson, Moe) 16:19
Shots on goal: NL 36, RL 45
Goalies: NL-Joey Bergquist (40 saves); RL-Jay Spelberich 32
Overall: NL 0-4-0. Next: Northern Lakes at Bagley/Fosston Friday.