Lightning fall in season opener

Girls hockey team outshoots Northern Tier in 5-2 loss

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PEQUOT LAKES — The Northern Tier Stars scored three times in the third period to snap a 2-2 deadlock in beating the Northern Lakes Lightning girls’ hockey team in its season opener Thursday, Nov. 10.

Kiana Landt scored a power-play goal in the first period and Rose Aldridge added a goal in the second period as Northern Lakes tied it 2-2 through two periods against Northern Tier who are a cooperative of St. Francis, Cambridge-Isanti and North Branch.

Corah Meschke, Myah Rueper and Ava Merta each tallied an assist for the Stars as the Lightning outshot Northern Tier 34-25.

Northern Lakes is scheduled to host Prairie Centre (Long Prairie/Sauk Centre) at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, at the Breezy Point Hockey Center.

Northern Tier 1 1 3 – 5


Northern Lakes 1 1 0 – 2

First period:

NL- Kiana Landt PPG (Corah Meschke, Myah Reuper) 9:10

Second period:

NL-Rose Aldridge (Ava Merta) 5:59

Shots on goal: NL 16-8-12 – 34,

NT 8-9-8 – 25

Goalies: NL- Rebekah Deemer (10 saves), Sarah Marhoney (10 saves)

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