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BOYS HOCKEY: Decent's hat trick sparks Lightning


BREEZY POINT - Kyler Decent recorded a hat trick as the Northern Lakes Lightning rode a four-goal first period to upend the Mid-State Conference leading Detroit Lakes Lakers 5-4 on Thursday.

Connor Chambers added a goal and two assists, while Blake Demars added a pair of assists for the Lightning.

Joey Bergquist turned away 49 of 53 shots in net for the Lightning.

Detroit Lakes 1 1 2 - 4

Northern Lakes 4 1 0 - 5

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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