Prep Girls Hockey: Storm’N Sabres rally to beat Cardinals
Sartell/Sauk Rapids scores the last three goals to knock off Willmar, 4-2
WILLMAR — After Willmar took a 2-1 lead in the second period, Sartell/Sauk Rapids rattled off three unanswered goals to get the 4-2 Central Lakes Conference girls hockey victory Tuesday at the Willmar Civic Center.
Down 1-0 after the Stormin’ Sabres got an unassisted goal from Chloe Reiter, the Cardinals’ Sophia Quinn tied it up in the first period with an unassisted goal of her own at 9 minutes, 40 seconds.
Then in the second, Willmar took the lead courtesy of a Becca Dawson goal at 1:43. Chloe Lownsbury was credited with an assist.
Sartell/Sauk Rapids responded with second-period goals from Brayley VanDenBerg and Tia Vogt. Vogt tacked on an insurance goal with 1:01 left to play, giving the Stormin’ Sabres their second victory of the season.
Starting in net for Willmar, Brynn Grieger had 18 saves in the loss.
The Cardinals (4-3-0) head to Alexandria on Thursday.
Sartell/Sauk Rapids 4,
Sartell/Sauk Rapids (2-6-0) 1 2 1 — 4
Willmar (4-3-0) 1 1 0 — 2
FIRST PERIOD – (1) S/SR: Chloe Reiter (unassisted), 4:56 … (2) W: Sophia Quinn (unassisted), 9:40
SECOND PERIOD – (3) W: Becca Dawson (Chloe Lownsbury), 1:43 … (4) S/SR: Brayley VanDenBerg (Erika Johnson, Tia Vogt), 6:43 PP … (5) S/SR: Vogt (unassisted), 8:12
THIRD PERIOD – (6) S/SR: Vogt (unassisted), 15:59 PP
GOALIE SAVES/SHOTS – S/SR: Morgan Dorn 23/25 … W: Brynn Grieger 18/22
River Lakes 4,
River Lakes moved over the .500 mark with a non-conference win over Litchfield/Dassel-Cokato at the Litchfield Civic Arena.
Alya McLellan finished the game with a goal and assist for the Stars. Abby Storms, Kiana Roeske and Jordyn Bebus also scored for River Lakes.
Stella Hillman got the Dragons’ lone goal in the second period.
River Lakes is back on the road Thursday to face the St. Cloud Crush. D-C/Litchfield will host Detroit Lakes on Saturday.
River Lakes (4-3-0) 1 2 1 — 4
Litchfield/D-C (3-4-0) 0 1 0 — 1
FIRST PERIOD – (1) RL: Ayla McLellan (Paige Blattner), 9:05 PP
SECOND PERIOD – (2) L/DC: Stella Hillman (unassisted), 4:28 … (3) RL: Abby Storms (Sophia Hess, Blattner), 12:58 … (4) RL: Kianna Roeske (McLellan, Emma Stanley), 15:12 PP
THIRD PERIOD – (5) RL: Jordyn Bebus (unassisted), 15:12
GOALIE SAVES/SHOTS – RL: Natalie Kayser 19/20 … LDC: Kira Kuechle 32/36
Detroit Lakes 12, MBA 7
Emma Coley popped in four goals for Detroit Lakes in a high-scoring victory over the Morris/Benson Area Storm at Morris.
The loss came despite a six-goal evening by the Storm’s Karlie Bruns. Bruns had two goals in each period. Isabella Kisaker and Taryn Bent each had three assists for the MBA Storm, which will host Windom Friday in Benson.