Girls Hockey: Lightning rally to top Lakers

The Lightning girls picked up a key victory against Detroit Lakes Tuesday, Feb. 23.

Northern Lakes goalie Kate Stephens congratulates captain Riley Fogarty, who scored the game-tying goal in a 3-2 victory over Detroit Lakes at Kent Freeman Arena Tuesday, Feb. 23. Robert Williams / Forum News Service

Riley Fogarty punched in the winning goal on a power play with 1:14 left to play for the Northern Lakes Lightning in a 3-2 win over the Detroit Lakes Lakers Tuesday, Feb. 23.

Detroit Lakes led 2-0 before Maya Christensen put the Lightning on the board with a power-play goal in the second period and Kiana Landt added the equalizer midway through the third.

Goalie Kate Stephens collected 31 saves for Northern Lakes.

Detroit Lakes 1 1 0 -- 2


Northern Lakes 0 1 2 -- 3

First period: DL-Haley Stattelman (Emma Coley, Hadlee Justesen) 4:42

Second period: DL-Stattelman (Coley) ppg 4:23; NL-Maya Christensen ppg 6:43

Third period: NL-Kiana Landt 6:40; NL-Riley Fogarty 15:46 ppg

Shots on goal: NL 32, DL 33

Goalies: NL-Kate Stephens (31 saves); DL-Leah Horner (29 saves)


Crookston 4, Lightning 1

Fogarty scored the lone goal for Northern Lakes in a 4-1 loss to Crookston Friday, Feb. 26.

The goal, on an assist from Elizabeth Peterson, cut the deficit to two in the third period before Crookston came back with a late goal.

Stephens recorded 23 saves for Northern Lakes.

Crookston 2 0 2 -- 4

Northern Lakes 0 0 1 -- 1


First period: C-Reese Swanson 14:07; C-Grace Fischer (Riley Solheim, Jenna Seaver) 2:27

Third period: C-Addie Fee (Aleah Biener, Mackenzie Epema) 16:32; NL-Riley Fogarty (Elizabeth Peterson) 10:40; C-Fee (Nora Peterson) 8:17

Shots on goal: NL 15, C 27

Goalies: NL-Katherine Stephens (23 saves); C-Kalee Maggam (14 saves)

Overall: NL 4-8.

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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