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Boys Hockey: River Lakes tops Becker/Big Lake in 8AA opener

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PAYNESVILLE -- River Lakes scored two empty net goals in the third period in a 4-1 win over Becker/Big Lake in the first round of the Section 8AA boys hockey tournament Saturday.


River Lakes (8-15-1) now plays top-seeded Moorhead at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Moorhead.

River Lakes 4, Becker/Big Lake 1

Becker/Big Lake..............0 0 1 -- 1

River Lakes (8-15-1)........1 0 3 -- 4

FIRST PERIOD - RL: Ryan Peterson (Reggie Fraley, Adam Porwoll), 9:11

SECOND PERIOD - no scoring

THIRD PERIOD - RL: Jesse Caldwell (Payton Cogelow Ruter, Adam Willard), 6:10 ... RL: Joseph Griffin (unassisted), sh, en, 12:14 ... BBL: Logan Schuller (Blake Sweney, Mike Cook), pp, 12:48 ... RL: Steven Mitchell (unassisted), en, 16:58

GOALIE SAVES - Becker/Big Lake: Jake Long 22 ... River Lakes: Tyler Sieben 12