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Lightning fall to Park Rapids girls

The Northern Lakes Lightning girls’ hockey team is 10-8 overall after losing to Park Rapids 3-1 in a Mid-State Conference game on Thursday, Jan. 17.

The Lightning was scheduled to play at Alexandria on Tuesday, Jan. 22, and then skate at Detroit Lakes on Thursday, Jan. 24.

Against the Panthers, Mariah Reed scored the lone goal for the Lightning. Kat Jensen stopped 42 shots in the loss for Northern Lakes.

The Lightning junior varsity team lost to the Panthers 4-3 on Jan. 17.

Park Rapids 1 0 2 — 3

Northern Lakes 0 0 1 — 1

First period: PR-Julie Renner (Kendra Dresow) 11:19

Third period: PR-Abby Fischer (Jessie O’Hern) 14:41, NL-Mariah Reed 7:17, PR-Hannah Williams (Brooke Jerger, Allyson Vaudrin) 3:31

Shots on goal: NL 45, PR 28

Goalies: NL-Kat Jensen (42 saves); PR-Shania Johnson (27 saves)

St. Cloud 4, Lightning 2

The Northern Lakes Lightning saw their six-game winning streak come to an end Tuesday, Jan. 15 with a 4-2 loss to the St. Cloud Icebreakers in a non-conference game.

Kim Jessen and Kaylyn Eggena netted goals for the 10-7 Lightning. Jessen’s score gave Northern Lakes a 1-0 lead in the first period. Eggena pulled her team within 3-2 with 55 seconds left before the Icebreakers scored an empty netter to end the Lightning comeback.

Jensen turned aside 25 shots for Northern Lakes while winning netminder Lucy Gaetz stopped 29 shots.

St. Cloud Icebreakers 0 2 2 — 4

Northern Lakes 1 0 1 — 2

First period: NL-Kim Jessen (Alex Palm, Erica Monson) 2:40

Second period: StC-Amber Karnik (Amber Klein) 13:01; StC-Emily Thiessen (Jordan Volker) 6:40

Third period: StC-Alexie Tortz (Mackenzie Feeny) 11:49; NL-Kaylyn Eggena (Morgan Demars, Monson) :55.2; StC-Zayda Ewing eng :22.6

Shots on goal: NL 31, SC 28

Goalies: NL-Kat Jensen (25 saves); SC-Lucy Gaetz (29 saves)

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