Junior Hockey: Willmar outskates North Stars

Written By: PineandLakes Echo Journal

Brandon Holt had a hat trick and Eli Slagter added two goals to lead the Willmar WarHawks past the Breezy Point North Stars 5-1 in North American Tier III junior hockey Friday, Nov. 1, at Breezy Point Arena.

Willmar assumed a 3-0 lead after the first period. Both teams added a goal in the second session, including a tally by the North Stars’ Brandon Premo. The Warhawks added an insurance goal in the third period.

Winning goaltender Luke Weberg stopped 30 shots while Breezy Point netminder Griffin Foster turned aside 35 shots.

The North Stars are scheduled to host the Coulee Region Chill (La Crosse, Wis) for 7:30 p.m. games Friday and Saturday, Nov. 8-9, at Breezy Point Arena.