Boys hockey: Central stalls North comeback with big third period
Grand Forks Central broke open a tied game with three-straight goals in the final period to down Fargo North on Thursday at the Fargo Coliseum.
FARGO — Grand Forks Central broke open a tied game with three third-period goals and defeated Fargo North 5-2 in an East Region game on Thursday at the Fargo Coliseum.
Central scored its goals in about a four-minute span of the third period, stalling North-South's rally.
Grand Forks Central's Marcus Linski opened the scoring at 11:40 of the first period and Colton Bjorge made it 2-0 with a goal at 9:05 of the second.
But North's Peter Dorscher made it a one-game lead with a score less than a minute later, and Ray Walen tied it at 1:24 of the third period.
But Bjorge scored his second goal at 12:42 of the third to put Central back on top, and Donavan Balek made it 4-2 with a goal at 13:17 and Cale Quamme scored an empty net goal at 16:30.