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Payne continues point streak against EGF

Laker senior captain Anna Payne leads the girls hockey team in scoring averaging a point per game through four contests. Robert Williams / Tribune

Senior tri-captain Anna Payne continued her point per game scoring streak with the lone Laker goal in an 8-1 loss to East Grand Forks Saturday at Kent Freeman Arena.

Payne has three goals and one assist in four games to lead the team.

Payne’s goal came at 7:27 of the first period on assists from Karrigan Hallisey and Madyson Melgard to even the score 1-1.

Cynthia Loven scored unassisted at 15:34 to put the Green Wave in the lead for good.

East Grand Forks scored three times in each of the final two periods of play.

Livia Pesch had a goal and four assists; Grace Beck scored twice and added an assist.

East Grand outshot DL 41-18.

Goals are tough to come by against Wave goalie Mckenzie Whalen. Whalen earned an all-state honorable mention in net last year after holding a 1.51 goals against average and a save percentage of 95 percent. Whalen committed to play at the University of Wisconsin-Superior.

The Lakers were the first team to score on East Grand Forks (3-0) this year.

DL (1-3) hits the road for the MId-State Conference opener at Northern Lakes in Pequot Lakes Tuesday, Nov. 21.

EG 2 3 3 - 8

DL 1 0 0 - 1

Scoring Summary

E -Cassidy Mack (even strength) (Nicole Schlenk)

D - Anna Payne (even strength) (Karrigan Hallisey, Madyson Melgard)

E - Cynthia Loven (even strength)

E - Grace Beck (even strength) (Livia Pesch, Cassidy Mack)

E - Tiffany Hanson (even strength)

E - Grace Beck (even strength) (Trinity D'Heilly, Livia Pesch)

E - Madison McDonald (even strength) (Cynthia Loven)

E - Livia Pesch (even strength)

E - Meghan Weber (even strength) (Livia Pesch, Grace Beck)

Robert Williams

Sports Editor at the Detroit Lakes Tribune. Williams worked prior as the Sports Editor in Perham for the Focus, a Forum Communications newspaper, from 2010-14. 

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