Eagles hand Wolverines 8-0 setback
Brandon Klipping, Zack Landman, Tristan Knott and Matt Eskeli scored two goals each Saturday as Red Lake Falls topped Wadena-Deer Creek 8-0.
Coming off an 8-2 loss to Prairie Centre Friday night the Wolverines were playing with less than 24 hours of rest. They managed only 16 shots on goal against Red Lake Falls' Wyatt Casavan.
Reid Miller stopped 30 shots in the loss.
The Wolverines lost their fifth straight and fell to 4-19-1. The Eagles went to 10-10-3.
WDC 0 0 0 — 0
RLF 1 5 2 — 8
RLF: Brandon Klipping (Zack Landman) 8:06
RLF: Landman (Tristan Knott, Wyatt Casavan) 1:31
RLF: Matt Eskeli (Devin McGylnn, Alex Erickson) 3:44
RLF: Knott (Ryan Amiot) 4:57
RLF: Klipping (Knott) 6:39
RLF: Landman (Klipping) 12:00 SH
RLF: Eskeli (Chase Schmitz) 6:55
RLF: Knott (unassisted) 7:49
Reid Miller (WDC) 30; Wyatt Casavan (RLF) 16
Prairie Centre 8, WDC 2
Sam Ecker had a four-point game with three goals and one assist Friday night as the North Stars trounced the Wolverines in a Mid-State Conference game.
Cody Steward also came up with a four-point game with two goals and two assists.
The Wolverines iced two quick goals in the first period. Jarrett Pettit tied the game at 1-all with an unassisted goal at the 5:22 mark. Dylan Phillips gave the Wolverines a 2-1 lead nine seconds later.
The North Stars took the lead back for good with first period goals by Zack Perskalla, Adam Froseth and Taylor Larson.
Mitch Bauer was a rock in goal for Prairie Centre with 24 saves.
Wesley Janson kicked out 22 shots for the Wolverines.
The victory gave the North Stars a 6-7 record overall and a 3-4 mark in the Mid-State. The Wolverines dropped to 0-8 in the conference.
Prairie Centre 4 2 2 — 8
WDC 2 0 0 — 2
PC: Sam Ecker (Cody Steward) 4:11
WDC: Jarrett Pettit (unassisted) 5:22
WDC: Dylan Phillips (unassisted) 5:31
PC: Zack Pierskalla (unassisted) 6:42
PC: Adam Froseth (Kristian Laaksonen, Zack Pierskalla) 11:56
PC: Taylor Larson (Alexsi Runola) 16:21
PC: Ecker (Preston Pung, Steward) 2:29
PC: Steward (Ecker) 14:08
PC: Ecker (Laaksonen) 7:55
PC: Steward (Pung, Zach Mettenburg) 10:00
Mitch Bauer (PC) 24; Wesley Janson (WDC) 22