ST. CLOUD - Ben Hanowski continued to add to his state-record point totals with three goals and two assists as the top-seeded Little Falls Flyers defeated fourth-seeded Fergus Falls 5-2 in the Section 6-1A semifinals Saturday.
Izaak Berglund and Joe Rydeen also found the net for Little Falls with Berglund adding two assists. Riley Hirsch also collected two assists.
Little Falls will face Central Lakes Conference rival Alexandria in the section finals Thursday for a repeat berth in the 1A state tournament.
The two teams have faced off twice during the regular season with Little Falls claiming 4-3 and 1-0 victories.
Fergus Falls 0 0 2 - 2
Little Falls 1 1 3 - 5
First period: LF-Ben Hanowski (Izaak Berglund) PPG 12:59
Second period: LF-Hanowski (Riley Hirsch) 13:52
Third period: FF-Stefan Abel (Adam Heifort) 3:03; LF-Joe Rydeen (Hanowski, Hirsch) 5:30; LF-Hanowski (Berglund) PPG 8:39; FF-Austin Glas (Lucas Gervais, Jared Swiontek) PPG 12:18; LF-Berglund (Hanowski) PPG 14:19
Shots on goal: LF 15 8 14 - 37; FF 6 5 5 - 16
Goalies: LF-Michael Sperl (14 saves); FF-Jason Lofquist (32 saves)
Overall: LF 27-0. Next: Little Falls against Alexandria in the Section 6-1A championship 7 p.m. Thursday at Municipal Athletic Complex in St. Coud.
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