Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines beat Lake of the Woods Bears in a close matchup

A single goal decided a close game as the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines won 6-5 at home against the Lake of the Woods Bears on Friday.

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A single goal decided a close game as the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines won 6-5 at home against the Lake of the Woods Bears on Friday.

The hosting team took the lead early in the first period, with a goal from Carson Davis. Cooper Ness assisted.

The Wolverines increased the lead to 2-0 in the first period when Cooper Ness scored, assisted by MJ Lunde.

The Bears narrowed the gap to 2-1 with a goal from Jordan Kvernen late into the first, assisted by Randy Wood.

The Wolverines scored three goals in second period an held the lead 5-2 going in to the second break.

Dalton Moyer increased the lead to 6-2 early into the third period, assisted by Kaden Peterson.

Charlie Eck narrowed the gap to 6-3 three minutes later, assisted by Jordan Kvernen and Randy Wood.

The Bears narrowed the gap again with a goal from Charlie Eck, assisted by Randy Wood at 11:24 into the third period.

The Bears narrowed the gap again in the middle of the third when Wyatt Brown beat the goalie, assisted by Alexander Beckel.

The Wolverines have now racked up five straight home wins.

Next games:

The Wolverines host the Prairie Centre North Stars on Thursday at 7 p.m. CST at Wadena Ice Arena. The Bears will face Red Lake Falls at home on Sunday at 2 p.m. CST at International Arena.

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