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Forward Brita Johnson (3) takes a shot against Crookston on Tuesday evening. (Brian Basham/DL Newspapers)

Crookston proves to be too tough

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Proof was in the pudding as the Crookston girls' hockey team proved their Class 1A No. 4 ranking after a 12-2 rout of Detroit Lakes Tuesday.


"What can you say?" said DL head coach Dan Maloney. "They are that good of a team. Our thing was to stay determined throughout the game and try and improve."

Crookston came out fast, scoring four goals in the first period, then continued with five in the second and three in the third.

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Brian Wierima
Detroit Lakes Newspapers Sports Editor for the last 15 years. St. Cloud State University graduate, who hails from Deer Creek, MN.