PAYNESVILLE -- Jake Herges scored twice in the third period and River Lakes took its season opener over Prairie Centre 3-0 in a non-conference game Tuesday in Paynesville.
Prairie Centre goalie Clay Deters held the Stars scoreless until 8:50 in the third period when Herges put one in with an assist from Matt Prozinski.
Austin Stone scored for the Stars 3 minutes later for a 2-0 lead, and Herges scored his second goal at 12:44.
River Lakes senior goalie Chris Skluzacek was 23-for-23 in save attempts.
River Lakes 3,
Prairie Centre 0
Prairie Centre (0-1) 0 0 0 -- 0
River Lakes (1-0) 0 0 3 -- 3
THIRD PERIOD - RL: Jake Herges (Matt Prozinski) 8:50; RL: Austin Stone (Joe Spaulding and Dylan Jude) 11:02; RL: Herges 12:44
GOALIE SAVES - Prairie Centre: Clay Deters 27 ... River Lakes: Chris Skluzacek 23