FERGUS FALLS - Ben Hanowski had a hat trick as the Little Falls Flyers boys' hockey team dispatched Central Lakes Conference opponent Fergus Falls 5-3 Tuesday.
Beau Hanowski added a goal in addition to collecting two assists.
The win brings the Flyers' overall record to 21-3 as they prepare for their last regular-season game Thursday against the St. Cloud Tech Tigers.
Little Falls 1 1 3 - 5
Fergus Falls 1 1 1 - 3
First period: FF-Gaffke (Nordirk, Link) 9:43; LF-Ben Hanowski (Beau Hanowski) 11:30
Second period: FF-Peck (Gervais) PPG 6:16; LF-Beau Hanowski (Matt Anez) 13:21
Third period: LF-Ben Hanowski (Joe Rydeen) 6:33; LF-Ben Hanowski (Beau Hanowski) SHG 8:42; FF-Gaffke (Link) PPG 9:43; LF-Jordan Gosiak (Andrew Lange) 16:02 EN
Shots on goal: LF 28, FF 21
Goalies: Michael Sperl 18 saves, Losquist 23 saves
Conference: LF 13-1. Overall: LF 21-3. Next: LF hosts St. Cloud Tech 7:15 p.m. Thursday.
Wadena-Deer Creek 9, Morris-Benson 1
MORRIS - James Iken scored two goals and assisted on two others for Wadena-Deer Creek in a 9-1 victory over Morris-Benson on Tuesday.
Trevor Ness and Wyatt Pettit each had two goals for the Wolverines, who jumped out to a 5-1 lead after the first period.
Chris McCullough had nine saves for Wadena-Deer Creek.
Wadena-Deer Creek 5 4 0 - 9
Morris-Benson 1 0 0 - 1
First period: WDC-Trevor Ness (Dylan Carlisle, Brandon McManigle) 15:22; WDC-Brandon Wing (Carlisle, Ness) 11:15; WDC-James Iken (Wyatt Pettit, Johannes Gebler) 9:52; MB-Hanson 8:35; WDC-W. Pettit (Colter Pettit, Iken) 8:17; WDC-Zach Lundgren (W. Pettit, Iken) 5:26
Second period: WDC-Ness (Carlisle, Gebler) 15:40; WDC-W. Pettit (Wing) 11:56; WDC-Wing (Iken, Zach Zeise) 7:45; WDC-Iken 6:27;
Third period: No scoring
Shots on goal: WDC-34, MB-10
Goalies: WDC- Chris McCullough (9 saves); MB-Johnson (19 saves), Sinclair (6 saves).
Overall: WDC 12-4-1. Next: WDC in Section 6-1A tournament, TBA.
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