Hermann's late goal lifts Lakers over Wolverines
Michael Herrmann broke a 3-3 deadlock at the 16:05 mark of the third period Tuesday night to boost Detroit Lakes past Wadena-Deer Creek 4-3 in a Mid-State contest at Freeman Sports Arena.
Mitchell Swanson iced the first two goals for WDC and Christian Berg tied the game at 3:04 of the final period. Bridger Pettit assisted on all three goals to earn a playmaker.
The loss dropped the Wolverines to 6-6 on the season. The Wolverines are 2-2 in the Mid-State Conference. The Lakers lead the Mid-State with a 4-0 conference mark, but the Detroit Lakes crew is 5-7 overall.
Chris Holman will see his WDC club start a four-game home stand Tuesday by hosting the Fergus Falls Otters.
Detroit Lakes 4, WDC 3
WDC 1 0 2 - 3
DL 2 1 1 - 4
DL: Ryan Deconcini (Austin Rusness) 12:48
DL: Joe Solberg (Brady Crawford, Ben Nelson) 13:56
WDC: Mitchell Swanson (Bridger Pettit) 16:42
DL: Taylor Johnson (unassisted) 1:55
WDC: Swanson (Pettit) :26
WDC: Christian Berg (Swanson, Pettit) 3:04
DL: Michael Hermann (unassisted) 16:05
Cory McManigle 29; MacKenzie Steele (DL) 22
WDC 10, Greenway 5
Mitchell Swanson's record-setting eight-point game boosted the Wolverines past Greenway on Jan. 4 in Coleraine, Minn.
Swanson was a terror for the visiting Wolverines with seven goals and one assist. The performance broke school records for goals and for points scored in a single game.
Bridger Pettit was credited with five assists and one goal. Dylan Phillips did his part with two goals and three assists. Christian Berg chipped in with two assists.
WDC 10, Greenway 5
WDC 3 4 3 - 10
Greenway 3 0 2 - 5
WDC: Otto Asp (Dylan Phillips) :25
G: Zach Childs (Bazil Zuehlke, Joe LaDoux) :57
WDC: Mitchell Swanson (unassisted) 1:28
WDC: Phillips (unassisted) 9:09
G: Alex Troumbly (Zuehlke, Jayden Gangl)
G: Gangl (unassisted) 16:59
WDC: Swanson (Mike Behl) 2:13 SH
WDC: Swanson (Mike Paavola, Bridger Pettit) 6:46
WDC: Pettit (Swanson, Christian Berg) 9:32
WDC: Swanson (Pettit, Phillips) 11:08 PP
WDC: Mitchell Swanson (Pettit, Phillips) :17
G: Darin Estey (Troumbly) :33
G: Estey (Zach Childs) 2:59 PP
WDC: Swanson (Pettit, Jake Krause) 3:39
WDC: Swanson (Berg, Pettit) 6:17
Wesley Janson (WDC) 7, Cory McManigle 14; Sam LaDoux (G) 12, Mike LaDoux 14