Mac Beyer notched a hat trick and Brody Gimberlin scored twice, but Morris Benson Area fell 10-6 Saturday at Windom Area.
The Storm's offense produced well, but the defense fell flat, surrendering 49 shots. First-year goalie Kyle Kennedy was able to turn back just 39 of them.
Brody Gimberlin's goal at 2:20 of the second period cut Windom's lead to 4-2, but Windom answered with four straight to take back control.
Jordan Staples recorded the Storm's other goal. Beyer also assisted on a goal and Tanner Picht assisted on two goals.
Windom Area 10
Morris Benson Area 6
Morris Benson 1 3 2 -- 6
Windom Area 3 5 2 -- 10
FIRST PERIOD - W: Zach Bartosh (Travis Janssen, Ryan Clark) 2:38; W: Bartosh (Kyle Luhmann) 6:23 pp; MBA: Mac Beyer (Tanner Picht) 8:05 pp; W: Devin Nielsen (Stuart Schumacher) 8:58
SECOND PERIOD - W: Bartosh (Luhmann) 0:57; MBA: Brody Gimberlin (Beyer) 2:20; W: Janssen 3:36 pp; W: Janssen 8:44; W: Dylan Pigman (Bartosh) 9:37; W: Devin Nielsen (Tyler Presthus)11:16 pp; MBA: Gimberlin 12:10 sh; MBA: Jordan Staples (Corey Goff) 15:12
THIRD PERIOD - W: Bartosh (Luhmann) 10:14 pp; MBA: Beyer (Picht) 13:43; W: Nielsen 14:33; MBA: Beyer 16:01
PENALTIES - MBA: 1-2-2 - 5; W: 1-2-0 - 3
GOALIE SAVES - MBA: Kyle Kennedy 39; W: Ben Stubbe 29