Princeton boys hockey battled Sartell-St. Stephen in the Dec. 28 finals of the River Lakes Holiday Tourney, but it was the Sabres prevailing 6-5 in overtime. The Tigers are now 10-2 heading into the January schedule.
Chase Lindenfelser scored two goals in the finals. Princeton received solo goals from Jake Green, Cam Paulson and Jordan Forschen. Max Mattson stopped 20 of 26 Sabre shots.
The Tigers travel to Section 5A partner Pine City Jan. 3, then they head to Tartan for another non-conference game Jan. 10.