LONG PRAIRIE-Caitlyn Gutzman netted a pair of goals for the Northern Lakes Lightning who moved into a tie for first place in the Mid-State Conference with a 4-2 win over the Prairie Centre Blue Devils Tuesday, Jan. 15.
Northern Lakes and Prairie Centre are tied with 4-1 conference records. The Blue Devils beat the Lightning 2-1 Nov. 27.
Rose Aldridge and Hayden Boelter accounted for the other Lightning scores.
Kylee Hopp and Savannah Lowe found the net for Prairie Centre.
Northern Lakes outshot the Blue Devils 33-19 with Lightning goalie Kate Stephens recording 17 saves and Prairie Centre goalie Mackenzie Och making 29.
Prairie Centre 0 0 2-2
Northern Lakes 0 1 3-4
Second period: NL-Caitlyn Gutzman (Riley Fogart, Alyssa Koslowski) 5:46
Third period: NL-Gutzman (Savannah Abear) 0:11; NL-Rose Aldridge (Abear, Alexxa Holm) 1:04, PC-Kylee Hopp (Anna Nedoroscik) 2:31; NL-Hayden Boelter (Holm) 6:02; PC-Savannah Lowe (Ally Ecker, Reece Ritter) 13:57
Shots on goal: NL 33, PC 19
Goalies: NL-Kate Stephens (17 saves); PC-Mackenzie Och (29 saves)
Conference: NL 4-1, PC 4-1. Overall: NL 8-10-1, PC 10-9. Next: Northern Lakes at Park Rapids 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17; Prairie Centre at Willmar 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17.