Girls Hockey: HF/Waconia edges Stars in overtime
Tribune Staff Report
WILLMAR -- The River Lakes girls hockey team missed a penalty shot late in the third period, then saw Holy Family Catholic/Waconia take advantage of the break just 22 seconds into overtime to down the Stars 4-3 on Tuesday.
The Stars (7-5-1) play Brookings, S.D. (8-2) at 2 p.m. today in the Willmar Bus Holiday Cardinal Classic third-place game at the Civic Center.
Willmar, a 4-1 winner over Brookings, plays HLC/W at 4 p.m. today.
With the game tied 3-3, River Lakes was awarded the third-period penalty shot after HFC/W's Kelsey Burmeister covered the puck in the Wildfire crease.
But Wildfire goalie Lexi Hartman deflected the shot by River Lakes' forward Rachael Prozinski to help force overtime.
HFC/W's Abby Hanscom scored the game-winner, her second goal of the game, 22 seconds into OT.
Prozinski had a goal and an assist, and Erin Porwoll and Shelby Teal scored the Stars' other goals.
Goalie Dominique Jungels made 33 saves.
HFC/W 4, River Lakes 3 OT
HFC/Waconia (7-5) 0 1 2 1 -- 4
River Lakes (7-5-1) 1 1 1 0 -- 3
FIRST PERIOD - RL: Erin Porwoll (Rachael Prozinski) 16:20
SECOND PERIOD - H: Jaci Reinke 12:22 ... RL: Prozinski 16:22
THIRD PERIOD - H: Abby Hanscom (Megan Burke) 5:40 ... RL: Shelby Teal 5:46 ... H: Reinke (Megan Manzuber)
OVERTIME - H: Hanscom (Shania Gonzales) 0:22
GOALIE SAVES - Holy Family Catholic/Waconia: Lexi Hartman 17 ... River Lakes: Dominique Jungels 33