Storm boys fall to Oahe in tournament final
The Morris Benson Area boys finished the River Lakes Holiday Hockey Tournament 1-2 Friday in Paynesville with a 10-7 loss to Oahe, S.D.
The Storm outshot Oahe 46-22.
The Storm held a 4-3 advantage after one period, but the game was tied after two. Oahe outscored the Storm 4-1 in the third period to take the lead.
Tanner Picht scored four goals for the Storm, including two on the power play .
Jordan Staples, Brody Gimberlin, and Mac Beyer also scored for the Storm.
Picht got the Storm on the board early in the first period on an assist from Beyer. Oahe answered six seconds later. Staples got the Storm's lead back for 10 seconds before Oahe answered to tie it up. The scoring slowed down for just over five minutes before Gimberlin scored a short-handed goal. Oahe again tied it up, but Picht scored off assists from Beyer and Andrew Rentz late in the period to take the 4-3 lead into the break.
Oahe scored a short-handed goal less than 30 seconds into the second period. Beyer's goal off an assist from Picht got the Storm's lead back. Then Picht put the Storm up by two with assists from Gimberlin and Darion Helberg. Oahe scored two more to tie it up 6-6 going into the third period.
The Storm allowed three unanswered goals in the third period, before Picht got one more for the Storm off an assist from Gimberlin. Oahe scored one more for the final 10-7 advantage.
Austin Crow stopped 12 shots on goal, while the Oahe goalie made 39 saves.
Morris Benson 7
Oahe 3 3 4 - 10
Morris Benson 4 2 1 -- 7
FIRST PERIOD - MBA: Tanner Picht (Mac Beyer) 1:18; O: Andrew Leif 1:24; MBA: Jordan Staples 2:06; O: Grady Tibbs (Tyler VanderMaten) 2:16; MBA: Brody Gimberlin sh 7:46; O: Bo Atkins (Austin Wagner) pp 9:28; MBA: Picht (Beyer, Andrew Rentz) pp 15:34
SECOND PERIOD - O: Austin Wagner sh :29; MBA: Beyer (Picht) 1:29; MBA: PIcht (Gimberlin, Darion Helberg) pp 6:37; O: Alec Norwick (Brandon Swenson) 7:14; O: Swenson (Wagner) 11:17
THIRD PERIOD - O: Leif 1:19; O: Wagner (Cash Anderson, Swenson) 4:46; O: Swenson (Wagner) 5:07; MBA: Picht (Gimberlin) 5:38; O: VanderMaten (Wagner) 10:51
PENALTIES - MBA: 2-0-1 - 3; O: 2-4-1 7
GOALIE SAVES - MBA: Austin Crow 12; O: Kyle Mammenga 39