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Submitted photo Wadena-Deer Creek hockey players celebrate in front of the net seconds after Mitchell Swanson scored the winning goal in a 5-4 overtime victory Dec. 1 at the Eveleth Hippodrome.

Blades edge Wolverines with third period goal

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Clay Bassingthwaite's third period goal broke a 4-4 deadlock Tuesday night and propelled the Breckenridge-Wahpeton Blades to a 5-4 victory over Chris Holman's Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines.


Bassingthwaite's game-winner came at the 1:10 mark and earned assists for Aaron Neppel and Tyler Wohlers.

Austin Hagstrom was Breckenridge-Wahpeton's main scoring threat with three goals. Tyler Gripentrog scored a power play goal for the Blades.

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