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Junior Hockey: Mason City Toros dominate Willmar WarHawks

Toros score four straight goals after the NA3HL game was tied 1-1 early in Mason City.

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Willmar Warhawks

MASON CITY, Iowa — The Willmar WarHawks fell to the Mason City Toros 5-1 Saturday in an NA3HL game.

Willmar outshot the Toros 40-32 and had five power plays, but were unable to convert.

Toros goalie Rielly Eason took the win, saving 39 of 40 shots.

Mason City took its first lead in the first period with a goal by Jack Campion just over a minute into the action.

The WarHawks’ Ben Luedtke answered by scoring at the 15th minute mark and tying the game at one.

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Mason City’s Carter Newpower re-claimed the lead with a goal near the 17th minute mark.

In the second period, the Toros’ Cal Levis scored two goals, the first in the 12th minute and the second in the 14th.

Newpower scored a lone goal in the third period in the 14th minute.

Willmar hosts the Alexandria Blizzard at 7:10 p.m. Friday at the Willmar Civic Center Arena.

Mason City 5,
Willmar 1

Willmar (4-3-1) 1 0 0 — 1
Mason City (5-3-0) 2 2 1 — 5
FIRST PERIOD – (1) MC: Jack Campion (Sota Isogai, Carter Newpower) 1:16 … (2) W: Ben Luedtke (Tyler Misialek, Luke Johnson) 15:05 … (3) MC: Carter Newpower (Blake Polifka) 16:48 ... PENALTIES: (1) W: Luedtke cross checking-minor 2 min, 03:56 … (2) MC: Ryan Kaspar interference-minor, 2 min, 06:11 … (3) W: Nolan Grier boarding-minor, 2 min, 10:27 … (4) MC: Jack Campion slashing-minor, 2 min, 12:53.
SECOND PERIOD – (1) MC: Cal Levis (Rex Staudaucher, Luke Robertson) SH 12:19 … (2) Levis (Newpower, Campion) PP 14:14 … PENALTIES: (1) W: Grier interference-minor, 2 min, 00:08 … (2) MC: Staudacher cross checking-minor, 2 min, 00:08 … (3) MC: Anton Egle cross checking-minor, 2 min, 07:08 … (4) MC: Sota Isogai tripping-minor, 2 min, 11:40 … (5) W: Colin Kerchoff tripping-minor, 2 min, 13:34 … (6) W: Johnson roughing, 2 min, 17:35 … (7) MC: Easton Tok roughing-minor, 2 min, 17:35.
THIRD PERIOD – (1) MC: Newpower (Campion) 14:00 … PENALTIES: (1) MC: Tok tripping-minor, 2 min, 07:15 … (2) W: Elbridge Dekraai tripping-minor, 2 min, 09:08 … (3) MC: Blake Polifka roughing-minor, 2 min, 09:08 … (4) MC: Staudacher roughing-minor, 2 min, 10:25 … (5) MC: Erik Larsen roughing-minor, 2 min, 18:04.
GOALIE SAVES/SHOTS – Willmar: Will Pinner (L) 12/16 … Cooper Olson 15/16 ... Mason City: Rielly Eason (W) 39/40.
Matthew Curry is a sports reporter and photographer for the West Central Tribune.
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