ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

DHS boys maintain state hopes with win over Williston

MINOT -- The Dickinson High boys hockey team captured its second win over Williston in six days, keeping the Midgets' state tournament aspirations alive for one more day.

MINOT - The Dickinson High boys hockey team captured its second win over Williston in six days, keeping the Midgets’ state tournament aspirations alive for one more day.

Outshooting the Coyotes by a 46-14 margin, Dickinson came away with 4-1 victory on the second day of the West Regional tournament from the MAYSA Arena.

The Midgets will face Minot on Saturday with a state tournament spot on the line.

Assisted by sophomore defender Jaren Hugelen and sophomore Joseph Pavek, junior forward Brayden Groll broke a 1-1 tie with a goal by Jamestown junior goaltender Jay Lambert midway through second period.

Senior forward Peter Pavek added to the DHS advantage with a score four minutes later.

ADVERTISEMENT

Hugelen added a goal early in the third period to put the game away.

Lambert faced double-digit shot totals in each frame, finishing with 42 saves. His counterpart, Midgets junior Jarin Naab, needed only 13 stops to pick up his fourth victory of the season.

Despite being penalized five times to Williston’s three, Dickinson earned a 14-4 advantage in quality scoring chances.  

Dickinson High 4, Williston 1W 1 0 0 - 1D 1 2 1 - 4 FIRST PERIOD: 1, D, Ryan Bren (Cody shepard, Chris Zubke), 10:46, PP. 2, W, Chance Johnson, 15:17. SECOND PERIOD: 1, D, Brayden Groll (Jaren Hugelen, Joseph Pavek), 9:37. 2, D, Peter Pavek, 13:20. THIRD PERIOD: 1, D, Hugelen, 2:53. SAVES: W, Jay Lambert 15-15-12-42. D, Jarin Naab 3-3-7-13.  

What To Read Next
Brantley III sets second all-time record in shot put, Wrzesinski breaks school and North Star record in 60 meter hurdles
Entering the game the Midgets and Blue Jays were tied in the WDA standings, and owing to a clutch performance Dickinson came away with a crowd pleasing win.
Engwitch and Speelmon take home belt buckles in victory at memorial home tourney
Before a packed crowd at home, Dickinson State dominated the Comets going 45% from the floor, grabbing 48 boards and double-digits in assists