Boys hockey: Tech sinks River Lakes on late goal
ST. CLOUD — A power-play goal late in the third period lifted St. Cloud Tech past River Lakes 2-1 Tuesday in a Central Lakes Conference game.
One goal was scored in each period with the Tigers scoring late in the first period and River Lakes tying the game at 1-1 when Jake Herges scored an even-strength goal at the 11:17 mark of the second.
The Tigers outshot River Lakes 40-18. Chris Skluzacek was the hard-luck loser in net, even after making 19 saves in shutting out Tech in the second period.
SC Tech 2, River Lakes 1
River Lakes (4-6, 8-10) 0 1 0 — 1
St. Cloud Tech (8-1, 10-5) 1 0 1 — 2
FIRST PERIOD – SCT: Jake Peterson (Tanner Skaja) 13:57
SECOND PERIOD – RL: Jake Herges (Joe Spaulding, Stefan Tomovic) 11:17
THIRD PERIOD – SCT: Skaja (Joe Setrum, Matt Brettingen) 12:16
GOALIE SAVES – River Lakes: Chris Skluzacek 9-19-10-38 … SC Tech: Austin Althaus 4-5-8-17