Section 6A Hockey Preview
Here are tonight’s Section 6A boys hockey tournament matchups.
#8 Morris-Benson Area (16-9) @ #1 Little Falls (18-6)
Little Falls is 6-2 in their last eight games, with their only two losses during that stretch coming against St. Cloud Cathedral. Goaltender Michael Stumpf leads the way for the Flyers with an 18-6 record, 1.53 GAA and .942 save percentage.
Morris defeated Breckenridge 5-2 on Saturday night to advance to play Little Falls. The Storm outshot the Blades 56-15 in the win. Tanner Picht had three points for Morris.
#5 Alexandria (10-12-1) @ #4 Sartell (10-10-4) –7:00 PM WJON
The Sabres and the Cardinals did battle twice this season, skating to a 2-2 tie on December 4th in Alexandria before Sartell earned a 3-2 home win on January 17th.
#7 Wadena-Deer Creek (15-11) @ #2 St. Cloud Apollo (15-9)
Apollo’s loss to Fergus Falls in their season finale on February 14th snapped a five game Eagle losing streak. Apollo’s top line of Jared Christen, Paul Kenney and Jason Omann have combined for a ridiculous 100 points this season.
Wadena-Deer Creek topped Prairie Center 4-3 in a Saturday play-in game at Wadena Ice Arena. Christian Berg scored the eventual game-winner at 10:50 of the third period.
#6 Willmar (12-11-1) @ #3 Fergus Falls (11-10-3)