Boys Hockey: Northern Lakes 4-goal third period too much for Wolverines

The teams were head to head through the first two periods.

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Sophomore Jaeger Pettit faces off with Northern Lakes Thursday, Jan. 20.
Photo contributed by Jill Davis

BREEZY POINT — After defeating Northern Lakes over the holidays, Wadena-Deer Creek couldn't hold off the onslaught of shooters in their second match with the Lightning, Thursday, Jan. 20.
The teams held tight for the first two periods, but Northern Lakes (Pequot Lakes, Pine River-Backus, Aitkin, Crosby-Ironton) came to life with four goals in the third to finish off the Wolverines 7-3.

Scoring for W-DC were Cole Woods, Aron Sutherland and Aiden Sutherland. Connor Davis had a hand each score, with three assists. The goalies came up against a tall order with Northern Lakes launching in 50 shots and WDC 39 on the night.

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The Wolverines huddle up in celebration after a goal against Northern Lakes, Thursday, Jan. 20.
Photo contributed by Jill Davis

Wadena-Deer Creek 2 0 1 -- 3

Northern Lakes 2 1 4 -- 7

First period: WDC-Cole Woods (Aron Sutherland, Connor Davis) 3:00; WDC-Sutherland (Davis) 3:48, NL-Darby Boelter (Quady Bernu) 9:11, NL-Cullen Kratochvil (Karter Lee) 16:02

Second period: NL-Logan Verville (Taylor Berg) 12:27

Third period: NL-Isaac Peterson (Berg, Boelter) 4:47; WDC-Aiden Sutherland (Woods, Davis) 5:57; NL-Tyler Seeling (Verville, Berg) 6:22; NL-Berg (Seeling) 14:11

Goalies: NL-Nigel DeSanto (36 saves); WDC-Gunner Olson (43 saves)

Overall: NL 9-6, WDC 11-7. Next: Northern Lakes hosts Thief River Falls 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 22; Wadena-Deer Creek hosts Breckenridge 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 25.

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