Payne continues point streak against EGF
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
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)