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USHL hockey: Force holds off Sioux City to cap four-point weekend

Goalie Anton Castro stopped 25 of 26 shots to help Fargo win a one-goal game at Sioux City on Saturday.

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SIOUX CITY, Iowa — Jacob Napier and Bret Link scored goals and goalie Anton Castro stopped 25 shots as the Fargo Force defeated Sioux City 2-1 on Saturday to cap a four-point weekend on the road.

Napier scored unassisted at 8:29 of the first period and Link made it 2-0 with a goal at 3:05 of the second period on an assist from Mac Swanson.

Castro faced 26 shots and surrendered only Ben Doran's unassisted goal at 12:29 of the third.

The Force remain atop the USHL's Western Conference with Saturday's win and a 6-3 win at Sioux Falls on Friday.

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