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GIRLS HOCKEY: Top seed ends Flying Warriors' season

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MONTICELLO — The eighth-seeded Brainerd/Little Falls Flying Warriors were outshot 50-7 and were shut out 13-0 by the top-seeded North Wright County Hawks in the quarterfinals of the Section 8-2A tournament Saturday night.


The entire third period was played in running time as the Hawks owned a 10-0 lead at the end of two. They outshot the Flying Warriors 17-0 in the final stanza.

B/LF goalie Jodi Bertrand was credited with 37 saves.

Paige Voight scored a hat trick for the Hawks while Mackenzie Johnson, Dani Sibley and Rachel Heiber had two goals each.

Earlier in the season, the Flying Warriors lost 13-3 to the Hawks Nov. 25 in a tournament at Buffalo.

Brainerd/Little Falls finishes 4-22.

Brainerd/LF 0 0 0 — 0

North WC 6 4 3 — 13

First Period: NWC-Voight (Boeckers) 2:18, NWC-Sibley 2:36, NWC-Heiber (King, Hamann) 3:25, NWC-Voight (Boeckers, Chapman) 13:41, NWC-Achterkirch (Boeckers, Sjelin) 14:29, NWC-Johnson (Heiber) pp 15:55.

Second Period: NWC-Pitts sh 9:35, NWC-Sibley (Achterkirch, Sjelin) 11:08, NWC-Johnson (Boeckers, Kintner) pp 13:31, NWC-Voight (Achterkirch) pp 16:27.

Third Period: NWC-Heiber (Johnson) 0:12, NWC-Sjelin (Sibley) pp 7:58, NWC-Hamann (Hinkemeyer, Johnson) pp 9:52.

Shots on goal: BLF 7, NWC 50

Goalies: BLF-Jodi Bertrand (35 saves); NWC-Amanda Koep (7 saves)

Overall: BLF finishes 4-22. Next: North Wright County vs. No. 4 Sartell-Sauk Rapids in section semifinals at Monticello 7 p.m. Tuesday.