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Prep hockey roundup: Willmar wins a close one at Litchfield/Dassel-Cokato

Cardinals' girls get goals from Makenna Larson, AVery Olson and Chloe Lownsbury to beat the Dragons, 3-2. Brainerd/Little Falls girls shut down River Lakes and Hutchinson boys overwhelm Willmar.

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Girls Hockey

LITCHFIELD — The Willmar girls hockey team edged Litchfield/Dassel-Cokato 3-2 on Thursday night.

The Cardinals got goals from Makenna Larson, Avery Olson and Chloe Lownsbury. The Dragons’ goals came from Emily Johnson and Camryn Iverson.

Willmar’s Halle Mortenson made 24 saves for the victory. Janelle Quast had 32 saves for Litchfield/DC.

Willmar is back on the road Friday at Crosby to face Northern Lakes.

Litchfield/D-C is host to River Lakes on Tuesday.

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Willmar 3,
Litchfield/D-C 2

Willmar (3-2-0) 2 0 1 — 3
Litchfield/D-C (3-3-0) 0 1 1 — 2
FIRST PERIOD – (1) W: Makenna Larson (Kessa Mara, Nina Dawson) 4:35, PP … (2) W: Avery Olson (Lauren Eilers) 16:59.
SECOND PERIOD – (3) LDC: Emily Johnson (Adrianna Iverson) 14:27, PP.
THIRD PERIOD – (4) W: Chloe Lownsbury (Gretchen Volk) 3:50 … (5) LDC: Camryn Iverson (Stella Hillman) 5:28.
GOALIE SAVES/SHOTS – Willmar: Halle Mortenson 24/26 … Litchfield/D-C: Janelle Quast 32/35

Brainerd/LF 3,
River Lakes 0

Molly Hagelie, Brynne Folden and Macy Peterson scored goals to lead Brainerd/Little Falls past River Lakes at Brainerd.

River Lakes heads to Litchfield/D-C on Tuesday.

River Lakes (3-3-0) 0 0 0 — 0
Brainerd/LF (4-2-0) 0 1 2 — 3

Boys Hockey

Hutchinson 10,
Willmar 1

Hutchinson improved to 2-0 while handing Willmar its first loss at Burich Arena in Hutchinson.

Willmar heads to Fergus Falls on Saturday

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