After a scoreless regulation, the Eagles got the game-winner from Brandon Bissett with 2:53 left in the first overtime. Gino Lucia gained the zone for Apollo before slinging the puck to a wide-open Bissett, who buried the puck to give Apollo their first-ever win in the state tournament.
Tuesday's guests included Bob Motzko of SCSU Hockey and John Focke from the Minnesota Timberwolves in hour three, along with Andy Rennecke from the St. Cloud Times and Mike Doyle from the Minnesota Wild in hour four.
Wednesday's guests included Alan Horton of the Minnesota Timberwolves (Hour One), Tom Elliott from the St. Cloud Times (Hour Three), Rob Mehrwerth and Scott Gorecki (Foley Wrestling) to talk state wrestling tourney (Hour Four) and Apollo's Pete Matanich and Cathedral's Eric Johnson to preview the Section 6A hockey final (Hour Four).
The Tigers were walloped the first time the teams met this season, with the Spuds winning 79-37 in Moorhead. However, the Tigers have improved greatly as a team since then, and have rattled off four straight wins entering tonight's contest.
The Tech Tigers are looking to get their third win in a row Tuesday night when they head up Highway 10 for a matchup with Big Lake (7:05, WJON). The Tigers posted wins at home over Sartell and Bemidji last week.
The Tigers honored 11 seniors Thursday: goalies Brady Gerdes and Jake Berger, forwards Donald Bagley, Braden Altena, Max Webb, Harry Stanius, Mitch Schultzenberg, Alex Keller, and Kyle Blommer along with defenseman Logan Raygor.
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