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Pettit tallies four points in Wolverines' 11-4 loss to Prairie Centre

Photo by Brian Hansel Detroit Lakes' Nate Baker (22) brings the puck up the ice as Wadena-Deer Creek's Taylor Bienusa keeps pace during a Feb. 3 outdoor game in Wadena. Baker had a hat trick in Detroit Lakes' 7-3 Mid-State Conference win.

Cody Bartkowicz sparked the Prairie Centre North Stars with four goals Tuesday in an 11-4 rout of Wadena-Deer Creek at Expo Arena.

Prairie Centre's season-high scoring effort also included two goals apiece by Sean Colton and Nate Mettenburg.

Cody Steward came up with four assists and one goal. Brady Schulztenberg had a playmaker.

Bridger Pettit had a four-point night for the Wolverines with one goal and three assists.

Taylor Bienusa, David Najjar and Mitchell Swanson also iced goals for the Wolverines. Colter Pettit was credited with a pair of assists while Bienusa and Jake Krause each had one.

WDC's Wesley Janson blocked 43 of the 54 shots he faced.

Prairie Centre 4 3 4 - 11

WDC 2 2 0 - 4

First Period

PC: Sean Colton (Preston Pung, Ben Frieler) 1:10

WDC: Taylor Bienusa (Colter Pettit, Bridger Pettit) 2:59

PC: Cody Bartkowicz (Brady Schulzetenberg, Cody Steward) 7:52

WDC: David Najjar (Bienusa, B. Pettit) 12:59 PP

PC: Bartkowicz (Robby Polipnick, Steward) 13:47

PC: Nate Mettenburg (Schulzetenberg, Steward) 16:17 PP

Second Period

PC: Tyler Schultz (Simon Meyer) :11

WDC: B. Pettit (Bienusa, C. Pettit) 2:37 PP

PC: Bartkowicz (unassisted) 3:29

WDC: Mitchell Swanson (B. Pettit, J. Krause) 11:26

PC: Bartkowicz (Steward) 13:59

Third Period

PC: Mettenburg (Steward, Schulzetenberg) 3:42

PC: Steward (Bartkowicz, Mettenburg) 10:03

PC: Ryan Connor (Schultz, Colton) 14:02 PP

PC: Colton (Steward) 16:11


Justin Brever (PC) 32; Wesley Janson (WDC) 43

Detroit Lakes 7, WDC 3

Nate Baker scored a hat trick as the Lakers prevailed in a chilly outdoor match Thursday in Wadena.

Taylor Bienusa scored just 45 seconds into the contest and gave the Wolverines an early 2-1 lead but the Lakers reeled off three more first period goals to go on top for good.

Bridger Pettit iced WDC's final goal in the second period with help from Bienusa and Colter Pettit, who had a playmaker in the loss.

Dylan Isola kicked out 35 shots for the Wolverines.

Alex Mason came up with a playmaker for the Lakers.

Detroit Lakes 4 2 1 - 7

WDC 2 1 0 - 3

First Period

WDC: Taylor Bienusa (Colter Pettit) :45

DL: Nate Baker (Alex Mason) 1:59

WDC: Bienusa (Pettit) 3:24 PP

DL: Alex DeConcini (Andy Schupp, Baker) 6:40 PP

DL: Austin Rusness (Frantisek Jung, Schupp) 13:56

DL: Baker (Mason) 16:02 SH

Second Period

WDC: Bridger Pettit (Bienusa, C. Pettit) :48

DL: Schupp (Zach Saunders) 9:03

DL: Jung (Mason, Baker) 11:06

Third Period

DL: Baker (Mason) 5:48


Blake Murphy (DL) 22; Dylan Isola (WDC) 35

Willmar 10, WDC 3

Logan Meyer's hat trick provided the Wolverines with their only three points Thursday in a loss to Willmar.

Meyer was unassisted on two of his goals. Bridger Pettit assisted Meyer with a goal at the 4:36 mark of the second period.

Gabe Amon had four goals and one assist for the Cardinals.

Dylan Isola kicked out 44 shots in the loss. Dylan Baker stopped 13 shots for Willmar.

WDC 1 2 0 -- 3

Willmar 4 2 4 -- 10

First Period

W: Cam Swenson (Mitch Fader) :45

W: Austin Pakota (unassisted) 5:38

W: Gabe Amon (unassisted) 8:19

W: Liam Johnston (Landon Peterson) 9:34

WDC: Logan Meyer (unassisted) 13:42

Second Period

WDC: Meyer (Bridger Pettit) 4:36

W: Amon (unassisted) 6:53

W:Amon (Grant Schow, Tyler Bredesen) 8:37

WDC: Meyer (unassisted) 10:39

Third Period

W: Peterson (Amon) 1:10

W: Zach Streed (unassisted) 1:52

W: Amon (Peterson) 4:12

W: Hunter Schneider (unassisted) 16:59


Dylan Isola (WDC) 44; Derek Baker (W) 13