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Area Girls Hockey: Lightning nip previously unbeaten Princeton 4-3

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BREEZY POINT — Kaylyn Eggena tallied a pair of third-period goals to lead the Northern Lakes Lightning to a 4-3 win over the previously unbeaten Princeton Tigers in a non-conference game Tuesday.

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The Tigers had come into the contest having outscored their three previous opponents 21-2 with two shutouts, and led the Lightning 3-1 in the second period before Northern Lakes began its comeback.

Megan Snyder scored unassisted to pull the Lightning within 3-2 at the break.

Eggena opened the third with a power-play goal at 16:42, assisted by Mariah Reed, and then put in the game-winner unassisted at 13:19.

Alex Palm also scored for Northern Lakes in the opening period with assists from Reed and Isabella Abear.

Lightning goalie Kat Jensen turned away 32 shots as Princeton outshot Northern Lakes 35-27.

The Northern Lakes JV picked up its first victory of the season, winning 6-0.

Princeton 2 1 0 — 3

Northern Lakes 1 1 2 — 4

First period: P-Larkin Walter (Alanna Mattson) 15:31, NL-Alex Palm (Mariah Reed, Isabella Abear) 7:21, P-Raegan Anderson (Bridget Walter) 2:29

Second period: P-Mattson (Jessica Forschen, Erica Schramel) 11:05, NL-Megan Snyder unassisted 9:42

Third period: NL-Kaylyn Eggena (Mariah Reed) PP 16:42, NL-13:19 Eggena unassisted

Shots on goal: NL 27, P 35

Goalies: NL-Kat Jensen (32 saves); P-Kara Schramel (23 saves)

Overall: NL 2-1-0. Next: Northern Lakes hosts Morris-Benson at Breezy Point 7 p.m. Nov. 27.

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