By PATRICK SLACK
Brainerd-Little Falls junior Emily Stark delivered the puck to freshman C.J. Kendall as time wound down in Tuesday’s girls hockey game.
With nine seconds remaining, Kendall buried the puck in the back of the net, breaking a 4-4 tie and giving the Flying Warriors the win over Fergus Falls.
Senior Jodi Bertrand recorded 20 saves to earn the win in net for the Flying Warriors.
Brainerd-Little Falls plays against River Lakes at Rocori, Thursday.
Brainerd-Little Falls 5, Fergus Falls 4
Fergus Falls 3 1 0 – 4
Brainerd-Little Falls 2 1 2 – 5
FF: Niblock, 3:47 (pp)
FF: Swichek, 5:55
BLF: Kristina Anderson (Sarah Wennerstrand, Zoe Wolhart), 6:14 (pp)
BLF: Wolhart, 12:33 (sh)
FF: Norgen, 14:49 (pp)
FF: Norgen, 5:54
BLF: Wennerstrand, 16:20
BLF: Wolhart, 13:50
BLF: C.J. Kendall (Emily Stark, Anderson), 16:51
Saves: FF: 18; BLF-Jodi Bertrand: 20.