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Coley scores four more in Detroit Lakes' first win of the season

Detroit Lakes girls hockey picked up its first win of the season on Thursday night in Prairie Centre.

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Junior forward Emma Coley was the lone goal scorer for Detroit Lakes in a 4-1 section quarterfinal loss Saturday at East Grand Forks. Robert Williams / Tribune

The Detroit Lakes girls hockey team scored five goals in the third period to clinch its first win of the 2021-22 season.

Senior Emma Coley had her third four-goal game of the season with three tallies in the final 17 minutes. Adisyn Strand and Kaydence Thorsteinson had a goal and two assists each in Detroit Lakes’ 8-5 road win over Prairie Centre.

Clinging to a 3-2 lead after two periods, the Lakers scored five goals in the third to move to 1-4 on the season. Along with Coley’s three goals in the final frame, Haley Stattelman and Rhett Zima got on the scoreboard in the victory.

Emma Wahl made 17 saves in goal for the Lakers to earn her first career win. Her counterpart, Kennedy Lemke, stopped 44 Detroit Lakes shots in the loss. Natasha Ludwig had a hat trick for Prairie Centre in her four-point night.

Coley is on fire through five games this season. She has 13 goals and 18 assists, and currently sixth in the state in goals, according to MN Girls Hockey Hub. Coley is 11th in the state in points as well.

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DETROIT LAKES 1 2 5 - 8

PRAIRIE CENTRE 1 1 3 - 5

SCORING- FIRST PERIOD- Detroit Lakes- Adisyn Strand (Jaelynn Jensen, Kaydence Thorsteinson) 7:55; Prairie Centre- Natasha Ludwig (Faith Zigan, Robyn Gierke) 8:21; SECOND PERIOD- Detroit Lakes- Thorsteinson (unassisted) 3:01; Prairie Centre- Ludwig (unassisted) 3:49; Detroit Lakes- Emma Coley (Haley Stattleman, Rhett Zima) 10:41; THIRD PERIOD- Prairie Centre- Ludwig (Zigan) 4:43; Detroit Lakes- Coley (Strand, Jensen) 5:33; Detroit Lakes- Zima, (Strand, Coley) 6:13; Prairie Centre- Katelyn Jones (unassisted) 7:43; Detroit Lakes- Coley (Thorsteinson) 10:27; Prairie Centre- Dalelyn Diedrich (Ludwig) 10:49; Detroit Lakes- Coley (Stattelman, Brynn Erickson) 12:41; Detroit Lakes- Stattelman (unassisted) ENG, 16:05; PENALTIES- Detroit Lakes 2 minutes on 1 infraction; Prairie Centre- 2 minutes on 1 infraction; GOALTENDING- Detroit Lakes- Emma Wahl, W, 17 saves, 5 goals allowed; Prairie Centre- Kennedy Lemke, L, 44 saves, 7 goals allowed

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