Girls hockey: Lightning lose two straight
Alyssa Koslowski and Mackenzie Rickard netted goals for Northern Lakes, but the Lightning fell to Prairie Centre 9-2 on Friday, Dec. 15, in a Mid-State Conference game.
Ari LeMieur recorded two assists for the Lightning, while Savannah Abear recorded one of her own.
With the loss, the Lightning move to 3-4 on the season.
Northern Lakes 1 1 0—2
Prairie Centre 1 2 5—8
First period: PC-Gabby Olson (Lupita Mora) 3:03; NL-Alyssa Koslowski (Ari LeMieur) ppg 15:02
Second period: PC-Olson (Mora) 1:22; PC-Ally Ecker shg 9:59; NL-Mackenzie Rickard (LeMieur, Savannah Abear) 15:18
Third period: PC-Reece Ritter (Ecker, Josie Formanek) 3:15; PC-Kylee Hopp (Ritter) ppg 6:01; PC-Formanek (Mora, Ecker) 7:02; PC-Olson (Ecker, Ritter) 9:14; PC-Ecker (Hopp) 10:31
Shots on goal: PC 20, NL 20
Goalies: PC-Isabelle Hovel (18 saves); NL-Maddie Wahoske (12 saves)
Conference: NL 2-1, PC 1-1. Overall: NL 3-4, PC 5-6. Next: Northern Lakes at Cambridge-Isanti 7 p.m. Tuesday; Prairie Centre at Austin 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 18.
Willmar 5, NL 3
Sydney Tietz netted a pair of goals for the Northern Lakes Lightning in a 5-3 non-conference loss to the Willmar Cardinals Tuesday, Dec. 12.
Koslowski also scored for a Lightning team that held onto a 3-2 lead in the second period before the Cards scored three unanswered goals, two of which came on the power play.
Lightning goalie Maddie Wahoske stopped 18 shots.
Willmar 2 3 0—5
Northern Lakes 2 1 0—3
First period: W-Madison Garberding (Serena Monson) 3:12; NL-Sydney Tietz (Chloe Deutsch) 5:50; NL-Alyssa Koslowski (Savannah Abear, Caitlyn Gutzman) 7:22; W-Mya Monson (Hannah Kobienia) 11:31
Second period: NL-Tietz (Ari LeMieur) ppg 1:51; W-Bailey Olson (Garberdidng, Sydney Olson) ppg 4:50; W-Serena Monson (Garberding) 7:31; W-Garberding (S. Monson, Bailey Olson) ppg 13:30
Shots on goal: NL 30, W 23
Goalies: NL-Maddie Wahoske (18 saves); W-Savana Knutson (27 saves)