St. Cloud Area Upsets Sartell
Todd Simpson | Jan 31, 2019 AT 9:05 pm
(KNSI) - The St. Cloud Area hockey squad defeated the Sartell Sabres 6-5 on Thursday night.
Sartell was 14-5 coming into the season, with St. Cloud struggling at 6-12-2.
5 goals were scored in the first period. St. Cloud struck first, then Sartell answered 10 seconds after that.
St. Cloud scored 2 more goals within a short time to bring them up 3-1 near the end of the period.
With just a minute left, Sartell scored and brought the score to 3-2 going into the first intermission.
In the second period, St. Cloud scored first to put them up 4-2.
Sartell responded with 2 goals in a row to tie the game.
The score was 4-4 going in to the second intermission
In the last period, St. Cloud's Blake Keller scored the go ahead goal to put them up 5-4.
St. Cloud Christian Engel put the dagger in the game with a goal to put St. Cloud up 6-4.
Sartell had a desperation attempt with just 7 seconds left to make it 6-5, but were not able to follow it up.
The final score was 6-5 in favor of St. Cloud.
Blake Keller was selected as the All Star Trophy and Awards Player of the Game with 1 goal, which was the go ahead goal.