ABERDEEN — Using a short-handed goal by Paul Cramer with just 59 seconds remaining in the game, the Huron All-Stars escaped with a 5-4 win against the Aberdeen Cougars on Saturday.
A goal late in the opening period and another just 32 seconds into the second period on a 5-on-3 power play gave Aberdeen a 2-0 lead.
Huron responded with a pair of goals in the second period to even the score at 2-2.
Braedy Edleman had the opening goal for the All-Stars with the assist going to Eric Miner. The second goal came on an unassisted shot by Ry Solem.
The Cougars would score with under two minutes to play in the second period to regain a 3-2 advantage heading into the final period.
Edleman’s second goal of the game on an unassisted shot pulled Huron even again nearly six minutes into the third period.
Cramer followed with an unassisted goal during a short-handed situation to give the All-Stars their first lead of the game at 4-3 with under seven minutes to play.
Aberdeen answered with its fourth goal of the game to pull even with 4:21 remaining in the game.
Cramer’s game-winning goal came on a pass from Tanner Pietz.
Both teams finished with 27 shots on goal. Dillon Peterson earned the victory as the goalie for Huron, stopping 23 shots.
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