Boys hockey: River Lakes wins opener
RICHMOND — Hunter Sjoberg had a goal and an assist and the River Lakes Stars upended Litchfield/Dassel-Cokato in the season opener for both teams on Friday.
Connor Beltz and Cody Pulsifer gave the Stars a 2-1 lead with scores at 13:42 and 15:06 in the second period.
Sjoberg scored at 6:44 in the third to make it 3-1.
LDC’s Jared Pedersen gave the Dragons a 1-0 lead in the first period with a goal at 3:09.
The Dragons next play Windom Area on Friday at the Litchfield/Hutchinson Invite in Litchfield.
River Lakes plays Tuesday at Prairie Centre Area in Sauk Centre.
River Lakes 3, LDC 1
Litchfield/DC (0-1) 1 0 0 — 1
River Lakes (1-0) 0 2 1 — 3
FIRST PERIOD – L: Jared Pedersen (Ethan Niemala) 3:09
SECOND PERIOD – R: Connor Beltz (Hunter Sjoberg) 15:06, R: Cody Pulsifer (Christopher Thormodson, Nathan Shultz) 13:42
THIRD PERIOD – R: Sjoberg (Beltz, Bryce Savage) 6:44
GOALIE SAVES – LDC: 30 … River Lakes: 27