SAUK RAPIDS - Ben Hanowski registered a hat trick and added an assist for the Little Falls Flyers as they defeated the Sauk Rapids Storm 6-5 in Central Lakes Conference boys' hockey Thursday.
Beau Hanowski added a goal and compiled three assists, Izaak Berglund recorded a goal and an assist and Jared Festler tallied four assists in the win for the Flyers.
The victory improves the Flyers' conference record to 10-1 and their overall record to 18-2
Little Falls 1 3 2 - 6
Sauk Rapids 0 3 2 - 5
First period: LF-Beau Hanowski (Lukas Jorgensen, Luke Faufau) 13:34
Second period: LF-Izaak Berglund (Jorgensen, Beau Hanowski) 8:32, LF-Jordan Gosiak (Jared Festler, Ben Hanowski) 9:13, SR-Brad Phenow 14:30, SR-Travis Peckskamp (Tyler Serena) 15:40, SR-Traivs Cariveau (Nate Orr, Justin Wippler) 16:10, LF-Ben Hanowski (Festler, Beau Hanowski) 16:32
Third period: SR-Cariveau (Orr, Serena) 6:57, SR-Andy Henkemeyer (Cole Christiansen, Peckskamp) 7:46, LF-Ben Hanowski (Berglund, Festler) 13:53, LF-Ben Hanowski (Beau Hanowski, Festler) 16:27
Shots on goal: LF 28, SR 26
Goalies: LF-Michael Sperl (20 saves), SR-Justin Lochner (22 saves)
Conference: LF 10-1. Overall: LF 18-2. Next: LF at Willmar 7:15 p.m. Friday, Feb. 2.
Northern Lakes 3, Ely 1
CROSBY - Eddie DeCent, Nick Makowsky and Derek Wessman all scored for the Northern Lakes Lightning as they defeated the Ely Timberwolves 3-1 in boys' hockey Thursday.
Ben Kepner and Trey Flesch each picked up an assist for the Lightning. Flesch also made 28 saves for Northern Lakes in the win.
Ely 0 0 1 - 1
Northern Lakes 1 1 1 - 3
First period: NL-Eddie DeCent 13:52
Second period: NL-Nick Makowsky (Ben Kepner, Trey Flesch) 8:07
Third period: Ely-Andrew Olson (Jacob Schulze) :44, NL-Derek Wessman 14:58 ppg
Shots on goal: NL 45, Ely 29
Goalies: NL-Trey Flesch (28 saves)
Overall: NL 7-14. Next: NL hosts Wadena-Deer Creek 7 p.m. Feb. 8.
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