By PATRICK SLACK
Despite not scoring their first goal until 10:38 into the game, the Little Falls boys hockey team still managed to strike four times in the first period, Tuesday, leading to a 7-0 road win at Mora/Hinckley-Finlayson.
Junior Austin Bjorge tallied the first goal shorthanded before senior Michael Holthaus, junior Luke Majerle and senior Joey Hanowski added first-period goals.
Junior Alex Nelson made it 5-0 early in the second period before junior Ben Newman picked up a power-play goal and a shorthanded goal to cap the scoring.
Junior Matt Stumpf recorded a team-high three assists for Little Falls.
Senior Mitch Gregory, junior Nathan Adamietz and Hanowski each added two.
Little Falls hosts Sartell-St. Stephen, Thursday.
Little Falls 7, Mora/Hinckley-Finlayson 0
Little Falls 4 3 0 – 7
Mora/H-F 0 0 0 – 0
LF: Austin Bjorge (Matt Stumpf, Joey Hanowski), 10:38 (sh)
LF: Michael Holthaus (Mitch Gregory, Nathan Adamietz), 11:40
LF: Luke Majerle (Ben Newman, Hanowski), 12:02
LF: Hanowski (Spencer Fenske, Stumpf), 14:47
LF: Alex Nelson (Gregory, Adamietz), 2:17
LF: Newman (Majerle, Stumpf), 5:28 (pp)
LF: Newman, 16:31 (sh)
Saves: LF-Mike Stumpf: 12; MHF: 28.