DL Girls Hockey - Spuds control 3rd period with 5 goals
A 3-1 advantage ballooned to a 9-1 victory for the visiting Moorhead girls' hockey team, which used a five-goal third period to put the wraps on its game against host Detroit Lakes Thursday.
Laker forward Sydney Haman cut a first-period deficit to 2-1, on an assist by Emily Seebold, but Moorhead went on to score the next seven goals.
Moorhead (6-11-1) outshot the Lakes 46-21, while DL goalie Veronica Badurek finished with 37 saves to Moorhead goaltender Brianna Storms' 20.
Kristen Drechsel had a hat trick, along with an assist, while Tori Davies notched two goals.
Other Moorhead scorers were Jenna Ulberg, Erica Ulberg, Rebekah Hakk and Melissa Norwig.
The Lakers (3-17) will host No. 4 ranked Thief River Falls (12-5) Monday for a 7:30 p.m. start.
DL will also host Morris/Benson (3-14) Tuesday at 7 p.m.
Moorhead at Detroit Lakes, Thursday, Jan. 17.
Spuds 3 1 5 - 9
Lakers 1 0 0 - 1
1st Period -- Scoring: MOORHD - Drechsel Goal 4:26; MOORHD - Davis Goal (Setter, McBain) 8:29; DL - Haman Goal (Seebold) 8:41; MOORHD - Hakk Goal (McBain, Setter) 8:41. Penalties: Hakk, MOORHD (Checking, Minor, 2 min) 6:03. Goalie Changes: None.
2nd Period -- Scoring: MOORHD - Drechsel Goal (Norwig, Mjoness) 14:43. Penalties: Johnson, DL (Hooking, Minor, 2 min) 0:40; Kagan, MOORHD (Tripping, Minor, 2 min) 10:00; Drechsel, MOORHD (Tripping, Minor, 2 min) 10:40. Goalie Changes: None.
3rd Period -- Scoring: MOORHD - Drechsel Goal (PP) (Ulberg) 1:10; MOORHD - Ulberg Goal (Kagan, Stein) 7:19; MOORHD - Ulberg Goal (Ludwig, Setter) 11:34; MOORHD - Davis Goal (PP) (Drechsel) 14:00; MOORHD - Norwig Goal (Mjoness, Ulberg) 15:00. Penalties: Drechsel, MOORHD (Tripping, Minor, 2 min) 1:48; Johnson, DL (Hooking, Minor, 2 min) 7:55; Payne, DL (Slashing, Minor, 2 min) 13:18. Goalie Changes: None.
Shots on goal - DL 25...MHD 46.
Saves - DL (Veronica Badurek) 37...Mhd (Brianna Storms) 20.