It took the Morris Benson Area boys a while to warm up Saturday in Worthington on the way to a 10-4 Storm victory in Southwest Conference action.
The Storm offense started on fire late in the first, coming back from a 2-0 deficit to take a 3-3 tie score into the first break.
The Storm took control in the second period, outscoring the Trojans 4-1.
The Storm offense stayed hot in the third netting three more goals, while the defense shut down the Trojans.
Brody Gimberlin, Mac Beyer, Riley Blake, and Tanner Picht each scored twice. Also scoring for the Storm were Lincoln Pahl and Tanner Mikkelson with one goal apiece.
Kyle Kennedy was the winning goalie with 14 saves.
Morris Benson 10
Morris Benson 3 4 3 -- 10
Worthington 3 1 0 -- 4
FIRST PERIOD - W: Andrew Johnson (Levi Leach) 2:02; W: Kody Honius 11:30; MBA: Brody Gimberlin (Mac Beyer, Tanner Picht) 11:47; MBA: Lincoln Pahl (Taner Gimberlin, Jordan Staples) 14:48; W: Nick Newman 15:30; MBA: Tanner Mikkelson (Corey Storck) 16:27
SECOND PERIOD - Beyer (B. Gimberlin, Picht) 5:16' MBA: Riley Blake (Storck, Darion Helberg) 6:18; W: Alex Thompson (Honius, Leach) 8:03; MBA: Beyer (B. Gimberlin, Picht) 10:38; MBA: Picht (B. Gimberlin, Beyer) 16:52
THIRD PERIOD - MBA: B. Gimberlin (Beyer, Staples) 1:24; MBA: Blake (Helberg, Storck) 2:12; MBA: Picht (Beyer, B. Gimberlin) 4:58
PENALTIES - Morris Benson: 2-2-1 - 5; Worthington: 0-4-1 - 5
GOALIE SAVES - Morris Benson: Kyle Kennedy 14; Worthington: Rylan Scholtes 26