Boys Hockey roundup
SAUK CENTRE -- Junior center Alex Naujokas batted a rebound in the air past Prairie Centre goaltender Anthony Roelike 2:01 into overtime to give River Lakes a 4-3 non-conference win in its opener Tuesday.
Roelike stuffed Kurt Peterson's shot, but Naujokas was there to put the rebound away. Freshman forward Adam Porwoll's goal with 5:22 left in regulation allowed River Lakes to send the game into overtime.
Zach Johnson scored unassisted late in the first period and Luke Harren netted a goal 22 seconds into the third period for the Stars, who got 24 saves from Brian Skluzacek.
River Lakes 4, Prairie Centre 3
River Lakes (1-0)..................1 0 2 1 -- 4
Prairie Centre (0-1)...............3 0 0 0 -- 3
FIRST PERIOD - PC: Tyler Graves (unassisted) 4:52 ... PC: Graves (Jeff Chalich) 5:48 ... RL: Zach Johnson (unassisted) 13:26 ... PC: Mike Jorgensen (Chalich) 15:09, pp
SECOND PERIOD - no scoring
THIRD PERIOD - RL: Luke Harren (Blake Williamson) 0:22 ... RL: Adam Porwoll (unassisted) 11:38
OVERTIME - RL: Alex Naujokas (Kurt Peterson) 2:01
Goalie saves - River Lakes: Brian Skluzacek 7-7-10-0-24; Prairie Centre: Anthony Roelike 8-15-12-1-36