Area Girls Hockey: Lightning advance to semis with shutout win
BREEZY POINT--Alyssa Koslowski netted the first three goals for the No. 3 Northern Lakes Lightning in a 7-0 shutout over the No. 6 Morris-Benson Storm in Section 6-1A quarterfinals action Thursday.
BREEZY POINT-Alyssa Koslowski netted the first three goals for the No. 3 Northern Lakes Lightning in a 7-0 shutout over the No. 6 Morris-Benson Storm in Section 6-1A quarterfinals action Thursday.
Lightning goalie Chaia Tulenchik had a perfect night with eight saves.
Also scoring for Northern Lakes were Sydney Tietz, JJ Huber, Caitlyn Gutzman and Mandi Soderholm. Tietz, Alexa Holm and Sam Gutzman assisted on two goals.
The Lightning are at No. 2 Alexandria Tuesday in the Section 6-1A semifinals.
Morris-Benson 0 0 0-0
Northern Lakes 2 5 0-7
First period: NL-Alyssa Koslowski (Ashley Koslowski, Savanna Abear) 11:12; NL-Alyssa Koslowski (Michala Stangel, Hayden Boelter) 4:11
Second period: NL-Alyssa Koslowski (Caitlyn Gutzman) 16:36; NL-Sydney Tietz (Sam Gutzman) 18:27; NL-JJ Huber (Alexa Holm, Chloe Deutsch) 4:53; NL-C. Gutzman (Tietz) 3:41; NL-Mandi Soderholm (Tietz, S. Gutzman) 2:11
Shots on goal: NL 32, MB 8
Goalies: NL-Chaia Tulenchik (8 saves); MB-Abby Hoffman (25 saves)
Overall: NL 20-6. Next: Northern Lakes at No. 2 Alexandria in Section 6-1A semifinals 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Willmar 3, Prairie Centre 1
WILLMAR-Shelby Otte scored the lone Blue Devil goal for No. 5 Prairie Centre in their 3-1 Section 6-1A quarterfinal loss to the No. 4 Willmar Cardinals Thursday.
Sara McCoy and Abby Ecker each recorded the assist on Otte's goal for Prairie Centre, who split their regular season series with Willmar.
Willmar 0 1 2-3
Prairie Centre 0 0 1-1
Second period: W-Riley Schneider (Hannah Kobienia) 10:34
Third period: W-Schneider (Kobienia) 3:31, W-Bailey Olson (Schneider, Rachel Swanson) 12:33, PC-Shelby Otte (Sara McCoy, Abby Ecker) 13:39
Shots on goal: PC 13, W 22
Goalies: PC-Isabelle Hovel (19 saves); W-Bryton Carlson (12 saves)
Overall: PC 11-11-2. Next: Prairie Centre/Willmar winner at No. 1 Fergus Falls in Section 6-1A semifinals 7 p.m. Tuesday.