Boys Hockey: Lightning lose three games
Garrett Westlund put in Northern Lakes only goal in the Lightning's 8-1 loss to the Virginia-Mountain Iron-Buhl Blue Devils Saturday, Dec. 9.
Shane Donovan recorded an assist on Bonicatto's goal.
Virginia 4 4 0—8
Northern Lakes 0 0 1—1
First period:. VMIB-Jake Seitz (Caleb Bialke) 0:29, VMIB-Jack Zupetz (Caleb Bialke, Jake Seitz) 0:47, VMIB-Zach Kilen 10:08, VMIB-Jack Zupetz (Caleb Bialke, Zach Kilen) 16:59
Second period: VMIB-Zach Kilen (Nathan Coldagelli, Cody Hermann) 2:05, VMIB-Jack Zupetz (Jake Seitz) 3:27, VMIB-Cody Hermann (Zach Kilen, Tony Chesser) 4:46, VMIB-Jake Sietz (Jack Zupetz, Nathan Coldagelli) 6:46
Third period: NL-Bailey Bonicatto (Shane Donovan) 10:45
Shots on goal: NL 17, VMIB 28
Goalies: NL-Jake Arnold (20 saves); VMIB-Josh Berlin (16 saves)
E-G 6, Northern Lakes 3
Goalie Jake Arnold recorded 54 saves, but the Lightning fell to the Eveleth-Gilbert Golden Bears 6-3 Friday, Dec. 8.
Dylan Mesenbrink scored two goals and Nate Finnerty one for the Lightning who were outshot 60-32.
DL 3, Northern Lakes 2
Kasey Couture and Donovan each scored a goal and registered an assist as the Northern Lakes Lightning were edged by the Detroit Lakes Lakers 3-2 in a Mid-State Conference game Tuesday, Dec. 5.
Goalie Wyatt Fink recorded 27 saves in the game.
Detroit Lakes 1 1 1—3
Northern Lakes 0 2 0—2
First period: DL-Trey Seebold (Hunter Burnside, Ben Unrun) 7:08
Second period: NL-Kasey Couture (Shane Donovan) 0:13; NL-Donovan (Couture, Maverick Engstrom) 0:48; DL-Jackson Carlblom 13:55
Third period: DL-Jackson Fields (Seebold) 0:26
Shots on goal: NL 18, DL 30
Goalies: NL-Wyatt Fink (27 saves); DL-Blake Itzen (16 saves)