Grant Thompson’s power-play goal 24 seconds into overtime lifted River Lakes to the overtime win at the St. Cloud Municipal Athletic Complex.
Thompson’s goal came with assists from Eric Zimmer and Connor Beltz. Beltz also had two goals, each assisted by Thompson and Zimmer.
River Lakes’ other goal came from Jake Jenson and was assisted by Hunter Sjoberg.
Nicholas Skluzacek made 26 saves in net for the Stars.
Zach Tarczon had a hat trick for Providence.
River Lakes plays Monticello at 11:30 a.m. Friday at the MAC in the second round of the Granite City Hockey Showcase.
Providence Academy faces St. Cloud Apolloo at 1:45 p.m. Friday at the MAC.