LITTLE FALLS - Beau Hanowski recorded a hat trick, Jared Festler tallied two goals and Luke Faufau and Lukas Jorgensen each scored once to lead the top-seeded Little Falls Flyers to a 7-0 victory over eight-seeded Prairie Centre Tuesday in the quarterfinals of the Section 4-1A boys' hockey tournament.
Michael Sperl needed just 10 saves to record his fourth shutout of the season.
Beau Hanowski added two assists, while his younger brother Ben Hanowski had four assists and Festler added two to lead the Flyers into the semifinals against the Sartell Sabres.
The Flyers outscored Sartell 16-1 in the two regular-season meetings, including a 7-0 shutout Feb. 8.
Prairie Center 0 0 0 - 0
Beau Hanowski had a hat trick
Little Falls 1 3 3 - 7
First period: LF-Luke Faufau (Zak Klosowski, Dan Stoerzinger) 15:58
Second period: LF-Beau Hanowski (Ben Hanowski) 9:09; LF-Jared Festler (Logan Kalis) 14:09; LF-Festler (Beau Hanowski, Ben Hanowski) 15:45
Third period: LF-Beau Hanowski (Ben Hanowski, Izaak Berglund) ppg 4:40; LF-Lukas Jorgensen (Beau Hanowski, Festler) ppg 9:38; LF-Beau Hanowski (Ben Hanowski, Festler) 8:15
Shots on goal: LF-29, PC-10
Goalies: LF -Michael Sperl (10 saves); PC-Josh Sandelin (22 saves)
Overall: 23-3-0. Next: Top-seeded Little Falls vs. fourth-seeded Sartell at Municipal Athletic Complex in St. Cloud 6 p.m. Saturday.
Sartell 4, Wadena-Deer
Creek 3 (OT)
SARTELL - Trevor Ness scored 56 seconds into Tuesday's Section 4-1A boys' hockey quarterfinal game for the fifth-seeded Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines, but Nathan Williams scored in the second overtime to lead fourth-seeded Sartell to a 4-3 victory.
Zach Maas scored twice in the second period helping W-DC to a 3-2 edge.
Williams tied the score with 38 seconds remaining in regulation and then sent Sartell into the semifinals against Little Falls as he tallied the game-winner at the 13:38 mark of the second extra session.
W-DC's Derek Neu collected 33 saves as W-DC outshot Sartell 43-37. Jascha Pettit added two assists and Justin Wolden had one.
Wadena-Deer Creek 1 2 0 0 - 3
Sartell 1 1 1 1 - 4
First period: WDC-Trevor Ness :56; S-Fred Bidinger (Zach Upgren, Dustyn Rasmussen) 8:24
Second period: S-Joshua Birkland (Nathan Williams, Trent Thompson) 5:49; WDC-Zach Maas (Jascha Pettit) ppg 8:52; WDC-Maas (Pettit, Justin Wolden) 11:21
Third period: S-Williams (Fred Bidinger, Upgren) 16:22
Overtime: S-Williams (Bidinger) 13:38
Shots on goal: WDC-43; S-37
Goalies: WDC-Derek Neu (33 saves); S-Matt Goodmanson (40 saves)
Overall: WDC 18-7-0, S 11-15-0.
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