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BENSON — The state’s top scorer, Tanner Picht, picked up his 11th hat trick of the season and the Morris/Benson Area Storm slugged Prairie Centre 9-4 on Thursday at the Benson Civic Center.

Picht scored the game’s first goal and added two more in the third period, and he also had two assists.

Teammates Mac Beyer and Corey Storck both scored two goals and Brody Gimberlin and Jordan Staples both had three assists.

Picht now leads Minnesota players with 47 goals and 80 points. Beyer has recorded at least two points in 21 games this season.

Against Prairie Centre, Andrew Rentz and Darion Helberg also scored goals — Rentz also had an assist — and Helberg and Riley Blake both had two assists. Lincoln Pahl also had an assist for the Storm.

Goalie Kyle Kennedy turned back 14 shots.

MBA 9, Prairie Centre 4

Prairie Centre (5-16-2)........2  1  1 — 4

MBA (14-8).........................3  3  3 — 9

FIRST PERIOD – M: Tanner Picht (Brody Gimberlin) 2:56 … P: Adam Froseth (Ryan Ritter, Preston Pung) 7:28 … P: Pung (Kyle Ruttan) 9:54 … M: Darion Helberg (Riley Blake) 12:15 … M: Mac Beyer (B.Gimberlin) 14:32

SECOND PERIOD – M: Beyer (B.Gimberlin, Picht) 1:03 … M: Corey Storck (Helberg, Jordan Staples) 2:24 … M: Andrew Rentz (Picht, Pahl) 2:44 … P: Jeremy Brever (Pung) 13:59 sh

THIRD PERIOD – P: Sam Ecker (Pung) 2:25 … M: Picht (Staples) 6:26 … M: Picht (Rentz, Blake) 14:41 pp … M: Storck (Staples, Helberg) 16:16 pp

GOALIE SAVES – PC: Clay Deters 33 … MBA: Kyle Kennedy 14

Central Lakes

Alexandria 5,

River Lakes 1

Alexandria’s Jack Wensman scored two unassisted goals and the Cardinals took out River Lakes 5-1 in a Central Lakes Conference game.

Dylan Jude scored the Stars’ only goal at 13:43 in the third period, and River Lakes goalie Chris Skluzacek had 21 saves.

River Lakes (4-10, 9-14)......0  0  1 — 1

Alexandria (7-6-1, 10-12-1)..2  2  1 — 5

FIRST PERIOD – A: Jack Wensman 9:28, A: Patrick Leary (Aaron Steidl) 11:33

SECOND PERIOD – A: Wensman 2:19, A: Ryan Marciniak (Chris Leary) 12:50

THIRD PERIOD – R: Dylan Jude (Nathan Shultz) 13:43, A: Brady Bast (Levi McFarlane, Marciniak) 15:03

GOALIE SAVES – RL: Chris Skluzacek 21 … A: Ben Allen 36