Area Girls Hockey: Monson scores two as Lighting win
WADENA — Erika Monson netted two goals in the third period as Northern Lakes downed Long Prairie-Grey Eagle/Wadena-Deer Creek 5-1 in Tuesday’s non-conference match.
Megan Snyder added a goal and an assist for the Lightning and Alex Palm and Kim Jessen also scored.
Kylee Helling scored the only goal for the Blue Devils on an assist from Abigail Ecker and Sarah Najjar.
Blue Devils goaltender Angel Hanson totaled 26 saves and Kat Jensen kicked away 14 of the 15 shots she faced for the Lightning.
LP-GE/WDC 0 0 1 — 1
Northern Lakes 2 1 2 — 5
First period: NL-Kim Jessen (Hannah Zimmerman); NL-Alex Palm (Courtney Kitock)
Second period: NL-Megan Snyder (Kaylynn Eggena) shorthanded
Third period: LPWDC-Kylee Helling (Abigail Ecker, Sarah Najjar); NL-Erika Monson (Morgan Demars, Isabella Abear) ppg; NL-Monson (Snyder, Demars)
Shots on goal: NL 31, LPGEWDC 15
Goalies: NL-Kat Jensen (14 saves); LPGEWDC-Angela Hanson (26 saves).
Overall: NL 4-4-0, LPGEWDC 4-6-0. Next: Hibbing at Northern Lakes 7:30pm, Thursday; LPGEWDC vs. Luverne in Schwann Cup White Division tournament at Blaine 5:30 p.m. Dec. 27.