Thursday holiday tournaments sports recap

Little Falls junior Nikolas Himley (15), flanked by senior Alec Zack (29), lead a rush into the Mound-Westonka zone, Thursday.

Little Falls junior Nikolas Himley (15), flanked by senior Alec Zack (29), lead a rush into the Mound-Westonka zone, Thursday.

Little Falls boys hockey vs. Mound-Westonka photo gallery

Boys Basketball: Concordia Academy-Roseville 90, Pierz 65

Pierz opened play at the St. Cloud Cathedral tournament with an arduous challenge, Thursday, falling 90-65 to 7-1 Concordia Academy-Roseville.

Sophomore Aaron Weber totalled 22 points to lead the Pierz offense, with junior Robbie Skiba collecting 15 and sophomore Jonny Kasper adding 11.

Junior Ethan Lochner grabbed a team-high six rebounds and senior Noah Thomsen recorded three steals.

Pierz now plays Litchfield today.

 

Boys Hockey: Mound-Westonka 4, Little Falls 1

Mound-Westonka capitalized on a pair of power-play opportunities to pull out a 4-1 win over Little Falls in Thursday’s opening night of the Little Falls tournament.

Little Falls junior Ezra Spandl traps the puck against his body during Thursday's game against Mound-Westonka.

Little Falls junior Ezra Spandl traps the puck against his body during Thursday’s game against Mound-Westonka.

The White Hawks struck first 12:21 into the first period, but Little Falls junior Austin Fenske answered with a power-play goal of his own with 48 seconds left before the intermission to knot the game at 1-1.

Mound-Westonka regained the lead on its second power-play goal midway through the second period, then extended the lead to 3-1 less than a minute into the third.

Little Falls had a chance to get back into the contest with a 5-on-3 early in the third, but had its advantage extinguished with a penalty of its own.

Little Falls resumes action in the tournament tonight against Willmar.

 

Boys Basketball: Pillager 73, Royalton 37

Pillager topped Royalton 73-37 in Thursday’s opening round of the Pillager holiday tournament.

Royalton takes on Isle in today’s third-place game.

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