SAUK RAPIDS — A four-goal third period lifted the Granite City Lumberjacks past the Willmar WarHawks in an NA3HL game Saturday before 847 fans at the Armadillo Sports Deck Arena.

The teams were tied 4-4 after Ben Luedtke and Anthony Foster scored third-period goals. But the Lumberjacks answered with two goals from Sean Davidson and one from Nicholas Richert. One of Davidson’s goals and Richert’s goal were scored in an empty net as Willmar pulled its goaltender.

Elbridge DeKraai and Jeremiah Konkel also scored for the WarHawks. It was Konkel’s team-leading ninth goal of the season. He’s a forward from Bloomington who also had 10 assists in 10 games.

Willmar’s next game is against the Minnesota Loons at 7:10 p.m. Saturday at the Willmar Civic Center Arena. The Loons’ home ice is in Breezy Point.

Granite City 7,

Willmar 4

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Willmar (5-4-1) 1 1 2 — 4
Granite City (11-1-0) 1 2 4 — 7
FIRST PERIOD – (1) W: Elbridge DeKraai 4 (unassisted) 0:27 … (2) GC: Cory Warner 3 (Andrew Butler 3, Tory Lund 3) 17:58. PENALTIES: (1) GC: Warner (tripping-minor, 2 min) 1:25 … (2) W: Enzo Tarducci (holding-minor, 2 min) 12:49.
SECOND PERIOD – (3) Jeremiah Konkel 9 (Tyler Misialek) 9:31 PP … (4) GC: Tory Lund 3 (Butler 4, Kullan Daikawa 7) 11:26 PP … (5) GC: Lund 4 (Daikawa 8, Nolan Widman 2) 15:07. PENALTIES: (3) GC: Wyatt Halvorson (roughing-minor, 2 min) 2:42 … (4) GC: Halvorson (kneeing-minor, 2 min) 8:01 … (5) W: Ben Luedtke (holding-minor, 2 min) 9:31 … (6) W: Luke Johnson (roughing-minor, 2 min) 18:39 … (7) GC: Sean Davidson (roughing-minor, 2 min) 18:39 … (8) W: Landen Schwantes (roughing-double minor, 4 min) 19:59 … (9) W: Schwantes (unsportsmanlike conduct-misconduct, 10 min) 19:59 … (10) W: Kyle Mortenson (roughing-double minor, 4 min) 19:59 … (11) GC: Mortenson (unsportsmanlike conduct-misconduct, 10 min) 19:59.
THIRD PERIOD – (6) GC: Matthew DeLany 3 (Tucker Skime 3, Nicholas Richert 12) 0:20 … (7) W: Luedtke 4 (Caleb Roehrich 6) 1:45 … (8) W: Anthony Foster 3 (Roehrich 7) 9:40 … (9) GC: Davidson 1 (Richert 13, DeLany 6) 13:45 … (10) GC: Richert 4 (Skime 4) 18:46 SH EN … (11) GC: Davidson 2 (unassisted) 19:39 EN. PENALTIES: (12) W: Schwantes (roughing-minor, 2 min) 12:41 … (13) GC: Widman (roughing-minor, 2 min) 12:41 … (14) GC: Ben Anderson (roughing-minor, 2 min) 17:00.
GOALIE SAVES/SHOTS – Willmar: Will Kunka 39/44 … Granite City: Quentin Sigurdson 30/34.