Girls Hockey: Lightning lose 3 straight

After starting 3-0 on the season, the Lightning are now 3-4

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Jada Brodzinski recorded a goal and an assist as the Northern Lakes Lighting fell to the Pine City Dragons 4-3 Saturday, Dec. 4.

Kiana Landt and Rose Aldridge each tallied a goal for the Lightning while Megan Muller and Riley Fogarty each added an assist.

Kate Stephens stopped 20 shots in net for Northern Lakes.

Pine City 1 1 2 — 4


Northern Lakes 2 1 0 — 3

First period: PC-Jennae Szucs 6:14, NL-Kiana Landt (Jada Brodzinski, Megan Muller) 5:15, NL-Jada Brodzinski 1:48

Second period: NL-Rose Aldridge (Riley Fogarty) 16:39, PC Brenna Youngbauer (Emma Hermanson, Emma Kirby) PPG 9:14

Third period: PC-Lexa Valvoda 11:26, PC-Valvoda (Szucs, Malia Mikyska) PPG 7:10

Shots on goal: NL 28, PC 24

Goalies: NL- Kate Stephens (20 saves)

Overall: NL 3-4.


Willmar 3, Lightning 1

Northern Lakes’ Jasmyn Germain registered the only goal for the Lightning as they fell to the Willmar Cardinals 3-1 in a Section 6-1A matchup Friday, Dec. 3.

Germain was assisted by Brodzinsi and Fogarty in the second period.

Stephens tallied 42 saves for the Lightning, but the Cardinals scored three third-period goals to rally for the win.

Willmar 0 0 3 – 3

Northern Lakes 0 1 0 – 1


Second period: NL-Jasmyn Germain (Jada Brodzinski, Riley Fogarty) 11:50

Third period: Wil-Makenna Larson (Nina Daeson, Hannah Bredesen) PP 6:01, Wil-Kess Mara (Avery Quinn) 7:17, Wil-Lauren Eilers (Samantha Poe) 14:06

Shots on goal: NL 20, Will 45

Goalies: NL-Katherine Stephens (42 saves); Will-Brynn Grieger (19 saves)

Cathedral 4, Lightning 0

Stephens recorded 41 saves for the Lightning as they fell 4-0 to the St. Cloud Cathedral Crusaders Tuesday, Nov. 30.

St. Cloud 0 1 3 -- 4

Northern Lakes 0 0 0 -- 0

Second period: SC-Molly Burkstrand (Cailey Davidson) 16:43

Third period: SC-Jenna Amundson (Ava Schmidt) 4:13, SC-Lauren Juncewski (Ava Schmidt) 7:45, SC-Katherine Bell (Cailey Davidson) 8:48

Shots on goal: NL 16, SCC 45

Goalies: NL- Katherine Stephens (41 saves); SCC-Kailee Falconer (16 saves)

Dan Determan has been a reporter for the Echo Journal since 2014, primarily covering sports at Pequot Lakes and Pine River-Backus
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