Wolverines beat in overtime the Wilderness

The teams were tied after 60 minutes but overtime saw the Anchorage Wolverines come away with the close win over the Minnesota Wilderness at home on Sunday. The final score was 4-3.

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The teams were tied after 60 minutes but overtime saw the Anchorage Wolverines come away with the close win over the Minnesota Wilderness at home on Sunday. The final score was 4-3.

The game-winning goal was scored by Anchorage's Colton Friesen.

The Wolverines opened strong, taking the lead early when Cameron Morris scored the first goal after 1:21, but the Wilderness' Jared Mangan tied it up in the middle in the period.

The Wilderness went up 2-1 after within the first minute of the second period when Cole Gordon scored, assisted by Cole Crusberg-Roseen and Bryce Howard.

Wolverines' Colton Friesen made it 2-2, after a second-period goal early into the second period, assisted by Cameron Morris and Raythan Robbins.

The Wolverines went up 3-2 after late in the second period when Hunter Bischoff found his mark, assisted by Hunter Schmitz and Hayden Hennen.

In the third period, Jared Mangan scored his second goal in the second minute of the third period, assisted by Calvin Knight and Cole Crusberg-Roseen, to tie the game. With this goal, the score was tied and then, the game went to overtime.

In overtime, it took 32:54 before Colton Friesen scored the game-winner for the home team.

The teams will soon play again in the next matchup on Friday, May 13 at 7:15 p.m. CST at Northwoods Credit Union Arena.