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Lakers have too much firepower for Silver Bay and Two Harbors

The North was nice this time of year for the Detroit Lakes boys' hockey team, which swept through Silver Bay and Two Harbors Friday and Saturday.

The Lakers (11-2-2) ended their North Shore trip in strong fashion Saturday night by beating the host Silver Bay Mariners 12-0. 

"It was pretty close to a complete game as we played, better than the previous night," said DL head coach Chris Denardo.  "Even though the competition isn't what we hoped, we played solid hockey in each of the wins with the exception of one period against Two Harbors." 

Tanner Lane and Alex Phelps each had hat tricks on the night for the Lakers. 

Alex Mason had a nice two-goal game and Nate Baker, Nate Ginnaty, Andy Schupp and Kirby Inderrieden all scored goals. 

Andrew Friesen got the first shutout of his high school career. 

The Lakers JV completed a weekend sweep of the Silver Bay/Two Harbors combined JV team. 

The Lakers won 6-0 on Friday and 9-1 on Saturday. 

Friday, the Lakers received goals from Kirby Inderrieden, Zach Saunders, Ryan Lindquist, Cody Olsen, Landon Hochstetler and getting his first goal at forward, Grant Sands. 

Blake Murphy got his second JV shutout of the season in the win.  Saturday the Lakers got goals from Ryan Lindquist, Derek Brehm, Brennan Benscoter, Ryan Bielke, Zach Saunders, two from Landon Hochstetler and a hat trick from Cody Olsen. 

Michael Brunner stopped 10 shots in the win.  The victory brought the JV back to .500 for the season.

The Lakers faced off with Silver Bay Friday and came out 10-3 winners.  

DL came out strong in the first period, scoring six time, as Lane scored three goals, Schupp scored twice and Inderrieden scored once.  

After a lackluster effort in the second period, the Lakers scored three more times in the third.  

Ginnaty, Lane and Baker scored the goals.  

Baker had one in the second to give him two in the game.  

Andrew Friesen made 11 saves for the win.