Tom Miller / Forum Communications Co., Published February 23 2012
Grafton-Park River tops CenturyGrafton-Park River was almost getting accustomed to overtime games after needing a double-overtime win and a triple-overtime victory to reach the North Dakota state tournament.
G-PR staved off a Bismarck Century rally and used two goals from Austin Campbell to beat the Patriots 5-2 in the state quarterfinals at Ralph Engelstad Arena.
FIRST PERIOD: 1, GPR, Martinson (Demers, Thompson) 9:18.
SECOND PERIOD: 2, BC, Brown (Abfalter) 5:16. 3, GPR, Campbell (Jade Miller, Peter Hills) 8:23. 4, GPR, Thompson (Miller, Hills) 9:49.
THIRD PERIOD: 5, BC, Rauhauser 6:14; 6, GPR, Rehovsky (Brummond) 11:42; 7, GPR, Campbell (Demers) 12:20.
SAVES: GPR, Suda 9-6-14–33; BC: Butz 9-4-6–19.