Area Girls Hockey: Lightning strike 13 times
BLAINE — Sam Henrichs and Kaylyn Eggena combined for four goals and five assists and the Lightning racked up a 47-2 shots on goal advantage to defeat Worthington 13-1 in the opening round of the Schwan Cup Green Division Thursday.
Eggena finished with two goals (scored 12 seconds apart) and three assists while Henrichs contributed two goals and a pair of assists. Mariah Reed added three assists and a goal.
Also scoring goals for the Lightning were Alex Palm, Ashley Kosloski, Sam Gutzman, Morgan Demars, Kim Jessen, Britta Brittner, Courtney Kittock and Isabella Abear.
Worthington 0 0 1 — 1
Northern Lakes 11 1 1 — 13
First period: NL-Sam Henrichs (Isabella Abear, Courtney Kittock) 1:04; NL-Abear (Kittock) 7:23; NL-Mariah Reed (Kaylyn Eggena, Megan Snyder) 8:07, NL-Henrichs 9:10; NL-Egggena (Reed, Erika Monson) 9:37; NL-Eggena (Reed) 9:49; NL-Ashley Kosloski (Reed) 13:08; NL-Morgan Demars (Henrichs) 14:16; NL-Kittock (Alex Palm, Snyder) 14:36; NL-Sam Gutzman (Britta Brittner) 14:51; NL-Kim Jessen (Abear, Henrichs) 15:21
Second period: NL-Palm (Eggena, Kosloski) 16:47
Third period: NL-Brittner (Eggena) shg 16:47; W-Allison Kremer (penalty shot) 17:00
Shots on goal: NL 47, W 2
Goalies: NL-Kat Jensen (1 save); W-Amanda Bristow (34 saves)
Overall: NL 5-6. Next: Northern Lakes vs. St. Francis in Green Division semifinals 7 p.m. Friday.
■ Luverne 7, LP-GE/Wadena-DC 4
BLAINE — Morgan Zeise scored two goals in Long Prairie-Grey Eagle/Wadena-Deer Creek’s 7-4 loss to Luverne in Thursday’s opening round of the White Division in the Schwan Cup.
Also scoring for LPGE/WDC were Samantha Killian and Brooke Umland.
Goalie Angela Hanson turned aside 27 shots for the Blue Devils, who have lost three straight.
Luverne 1 2 4 — 7
LPGE/Wadena-DC 1 2 1 — 4
First period: L-Makayla Sterrett (Madisyn Dingmann, Madilyn Oye) 8:27; LPGEWDC-Morgan Zeise (Ashlee Helseth, Katelyn Peters) 10:23
Second period: L-Dingmann (Sterrett, Carly Serie) 6:17; LPGEWDC-Zeise (Brooke Umland, Zara Einerwold) 10:55; L-Sterrett (Dingmann, Oye) 14:59; LPGEWDC-Samantha Killian (Halley Maas, Kylee Damm) 15:40
Third period: L-Sterrett (Dingmann, Oye) 5:11; L-Dingmann (Oye, Ellen Dahl) 9:00; LPGEWDC-Umland (Maas, Einerwold) 11:02; L-Monique Aanenson (Morgan Hohn, Katie Eeten) 11:27; L-Hohn (Mariah Aukes, Aanenson) 12:53
Shots on goal: LPGEWDC 20, L 34
Goalies: LPGEWDC-Angela Hanson (27 saves); L-Kennedy Gonnerman (16 saves)
Overall: LPGEWDC 4-7. Next: LPGEWDC vs. Moose Lake Area in White Division consolation bracket 4:30 p.m. Friday.