Boys Hockey: Lightning lose 3 at GC Showcase
Goalie Adler Hoagland recorded 36 saves on 39 shots for the Northern Lakes Lightning as they fell 3-0 to the Monticello Moose in the final round of the Granite City Showcase Saturday, Dec. 28.
Monticello 2 0 1 -- 3
Northern Lakes 0 0 0 -- 0
First period: M-Jeffrey Henrikson (Jacob Pederson, Gunnar Sibley) 15:04, M-Gavin Brooks (Brian Cornelius) 16:01
Third period: M-Henrikson (Wilson Dahlheimer, Sibley) 1:19
Shots on goal: NL 12, M 39
Goalies: NL-Adler Hoagland (36 saves); M-Nash Wilson (12 saves)
Overall: NL 5-6-1.
St. Francis 5, Northern Lakes 2
Kyler Couture scored a goal and assisted on another for the Lightning, who were defeated 5-2 by the St. Francis Fighting Saints at the Granite City Showcase Friday, Dec. 27.
Hoagland recorded 30 saves for the Lightning, who were outshot 35-24.
St. Francis 1 2 2 -- 5
Northern Lakes 0 1 1 -- 2
First period: SFCorey Wilmer (Dylan Strate) ppg 12:18
Second period: NL-Kyler Couture (Andrew Villarreal, Shane Donovan) 0:11; SF-Owen Dubois (Nathan Roberts) 3:25; SF-Austin Smith (Ike Hassel) 11:39
Third period: SF-Ethan Smith (Strate) 5:43; SF-Strate (Gunnar Grams, Roberts) 14:54; NL-Caiden Kjelstrom (Couture, Erik Larsen) 16:52
Shots on goal: NL 24, SF 35
Goalies: NL-Adler Hoagland (30 saves); SF-Caleb Young (22 saves)
Litchfield 6, Northern Lakes 3
Mason Schroeder posted a goal and four assists to lead the Litchfield/Dassel-Cokato Dragons to a 6-3 victory over the Northern Lakes Lightning in the first round of the Granite City Showcase Thursday, Dec. 26
Couture scored twice, including the only goal in the first period, for a 1-0 Lightning lead after one period. The Dragons then rattled off five second period goals for a 5-1 advantage.
Caiden Kjelstrom opened the third period with a goal from an assist from Erik Larsen. Larsen assisted on two goals, while Hunter Nybakken added another assist.
Goalie Sam LeMieur collected 25 saves in net for the Lightning.
Litchfield/Dassel-Cokato 0 5 1 -- 6
Northern Lakes 1 0 2 -- 3
First period: NL-Kyler Couture (Shane Donovan, Erik Larsen) 6:09
Second period: L-Austin Kantola (Jack Hillmann) 2:57; L-Logan Benson (Mason Schroeder) 3:43; L-Schroeder (Benson) 7:27; L-Terrell Grangroth (Grant Grochow, Schroeder) ppg 13:11; L-Grangroth (Schroeder) ppg 13:33
Third period: NL-Caiden Kjelstrom (Larsen) 4:07; L-Benson (Schroeder) 8:37; NL-Couture (Hunter Nybakken) 12:17
Shots on goal: NL 25, L 31
Goalies: NL-Sam LeMieur (25 saves); L-Darby Halonen (22 saves)
Overall: NL 5-4-1.