Faribault Boys Hockey has Points Parade in Shutout of Austin
Six different Faribault Falcons scored goals in a 7-0 win over Austin tonight at Riverside Arena.
The Falcons had two goals in the first period while hammering 24 shots on goal, added 5 more second period goals on 25 shots. They tallied 59 shots on goal for the game.
The Packers finished the night with 23 total shots on goal. Six in the first period, 10 in the second and 7 in the third period.
Senior goalie Seamus O'Connor was in net for the first two periods. Senior Jack Knutson took over the position during running time in the third period.
Junior Ethan Knox started the game for Austin. After giving up 5 goals he was replaced by freshman Darren Plunkett.
Knox was very good the first period, stopping 22 shots, but the Falcons came out in the second period with clearly a different offensive mentality.
They scored less than two minutes into the period and doubled the score 33 seconds later.
Eighth grader Tommy Kunze started the scoring 2:47 into the game with assists from classmate Jackson Kath (11) and sophmore Oliver Linnemann (9). Twenty six seconds later Brody Redding (5), sophmore, scored on a breakaway with classmate Logan Peroutka (4) and senior Jax Bokman(1) getting the assists.
Faribault didn't take long to score in the second period either. 1:58 into the period Kath got his (8) goal of the year. He was assisted by Kunze (5) and Bokman (2).
Thirty three seconds later Redding achieved his second goal of the game and 6th of the season. He was assisted by sophmore Brayden Larson (9).
At 3:56 senior Keaton Ginter (6) scored with assists awarded to Linneman (10) and Kunze (5).
Larson notched his first goal of the year with assists by Redding (3) and senior Nathan Menard (1). Menard (1) also scored in the slot following a beautiful pass from sophmore Ben Stoessel from the Austin blue line. Linnemann was awarded another assist on that goal.
Our Malecha's Auto Body of Faribault Crunch Time Falcons of the game were Kunze, Redding and Linnemann with 3 points each,
The Cashwise Foods and Pharmacy of Owatonna Deliveries of the Game were awarded to Stoessel and Menard for the final goal and goalies O'Connor and Knutson for combining for the shutout.
Faribault 8-7 in the Big Nine and 9-12 overall hosts Winona at 7:00 p.m. Saturday. Austin fell to 0-12 in the league and 1-15 overall.
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