Willmar girls hockey takes first loss against Sartell/Sauk Rapids
Storm'N Sabres jump ahead early for CLC victory over Cardinals
Down 3-0 after two periods, Willmar could not mount a comeback against Sartell/Sauk Rapids as the Cardinals took their first loss of the season Tuesday against the Central Lakes Conference rival Storm’N Sabres at Bernick’s Arena in Sartell.
Sartell/Sauk Rapids’ Anna Orth scored the first goal of the game at the 6-minute mark of the opening period. Then, Nora Sauer and Erika Johnson added a pair of second-period goals for the Storm’N Sabres.
At 10:17 of the third, Willmar finally got on the board on a Mya Monson goal. Bailey Olson was credited with an assist on the play.
In net, Cardinals goaltender Bryton Carlson stopped 29 of 32 shots.
Willmar (6-1-1) will try to get back in the win column Thursday at Alexandria.
Willmar 0 0 1 — 1
Sartell/SR 1 2 0 — 3
FIRST PERIOD – S/SR: Anna Orth (Nora Sauer, Morgan Cromwell), 6:00
SECOND PERIOD – S/SR: Sauer (Lauren Wensel, Rachel Wieland), 8:12 … Erika Johnson (Mallory Heder), 12:36 PP
THIRD PERIOD – W: Mya Monson (Bailey Olson), 10:17
GOALIE SAVES/SHOTS – Willmar:: Bryton Carlson 29/32 … Sartell/Sauk Rapids: Chloe Stockinger 32/33
Litchfield/Dassel-Cokato’s win streak ended at four games after taking a Wright County Conference loss to Delano at the Litchfield Civic Arena.
The Dragons’ Avery Stilwell had 27 saves in the defeat.
Litchfield/D-C returns home Saturday to play Marshall.
Delano 1 2 0 — 3
Litchfield/DC 0 0 0 — 0
FIRST PERIOD – D: Mary Beth Kivisto (Chloe Kuechle), 7:38
SECOND PERIOD – D: Kylee Heinzen (Alex Von Holtum, Emma Treptau), 6:48 … D: Taylor Michael (Kivisto), 11:46
THIRD PERIOD – No scoring
GOALIE SAVES/SHOTS – Delano/Rockford: Grace Glasrud 25/25 … Litchfield/Dassel-Cokato: Avery Stilwell 27/30