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Area Girls Hockey: Third period lifts Hutchinson over Lightning

BREEZY POINT - Two goals by Mariah Reed 12 seconds apart at the end of the first period gave Northern Lakes a 2-1 edge but four unanswered goals by Hutchinson in the final stanza gave the Tigers a 5-2 win over the Lightning in non-conference play...

BREEZY POINT - Two goals by Mariah Reed 12 seconds apart at the end of the first period gave Northern Lakes a 2-1 edge but four unanswered goals by Hutchinson in the final stanza gave the Tigers a 5-2 win over the Lightning in non-conference play Tuesday.

Reed found the net on a power play at 16:44 and put in the go-ahead score with four seconds left in the period. Bella Abear and Brittney Knox assisted on both of the goals.

Nine penalties for 29 minutes in the final two periods hampered the offensive efforts for the Lightning, but they were able to kill off 7 of 8 power plays including three 5-on-3 disadvantages.

Goalie Madison Galligan turned aside 29 shots for the Lightning who were outshot 34-20.

Hutchinson 1 0 4 - 5

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Northern Lakes 2 0 0 - 2

First period: H-Emma Berthlaume (Baylee Holtz, Addie Roling) 13:21; NL-Mariah Reed (Bella Abear, Brittney Knox) ppg 16:44; NL-Reed (Abear, Knox) 16:56

Third period: H-Roling (Kendall Markovic) 2:35; H-Alexa Seifert (Emma Johnson, Sam Hantge) ppg 4:47; H-Roling (Berthiaume, Jillian Driver) 14:17; H-Alex Hantge (Jordan Guggisberg) 15:50

Shots on goal: NL 20, H 34

Goalies: NL-Madison Galligan (29 saves); H-Ellie Lenarz (18 saves)

Overall: NL 5-14-0. Next: Northern Lakes at Park Rapids 7:15 p.m. Thursday.

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