GF Central tops Fargo Davies in 2019 NDHSAA Boys Hockey Title Game
February 23, 2019 10:30 pm
By Tom Mix
NDHSAA Media Specialist
FARGO – The goals from junior forward William Lawson-Body in the third period of Saturday nights NDHSAA boys hockey state championship game helped Grand Forks Central to its third straight state championship.
Central defeated Fargo Davies 3-1 in the title game at Scheels Arena. The Knights and Eagles skated to a scoreless draw in the first period.
The Knights got on the board in the second period getting a goal from senior forward Kyler Briske.
Central added to the advantage in the third period getting the pair of scores from Lawson-Body to take a 3-0 lead.
Davies’ lone goal came from junior Cade Stibbe in the third period.
The Knights finish the season 25-0-0. The only other boys hockey teams to complete an undefeated season are Grand Forks Central (2017), Grand Forks Red River (2016) and Grand Forks Central (1967).
Central has now won 28 state championships in program history.
Earlier Saturday, Bismarck Century defeated Bismarck High 10-4 in the third-place game. Fargo South/Shanley defeated Grand Forks Red River 3-2 in the fifth place game.