Detroit Lakes survives Morris-Benson Area surge for third straight win

Recap from Detroit Lakes girls hockey's third win of the season on Tuesday night.

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Adisyn Strand takes a shot from the point in Detroit Lakes' 16-1 loss to Fergus Falls on Nov. 11, 2021 at Kent Freeman Arena. (Jared Rubado / Detroit Lakes Tribune)

Karlie Bruns’ six goals weren’t enough for Morris-Benson Area to snap the Detroit Lakes girls hockey team’s winning streak on Tuesday night.

The Lakers (3-4) had another big night from its leaders in a 12-7 win over the Storm (0-5). After trailing 3-1 midway through the third period, Kaydence Thorsteinson, Rhett Zima, Emma Coley and Madison Olson combined for five goals to take a 6-3 lead.

Hadlee Justesen’s first goals of the season regained a three-goal lead before Adisyn Strand and Halley Stattelman put the Lakers in front for good.

Midway through the third period, Coley scored her fourth goal of the game for the fourth time this season. As of Wednesday, she is tied for second in the state in goals with 19, trailing only Kamryn Van Batavia of Luverne. Coley has scored in all seven games for Detroit Lakes this season.

In her last three games, Emma Wahl has three wins in goal for the Lakers. She made 13 saves on 20 shots. Ava Breuer made 10 saves for MBA.


DETROIT LAKES 4 6 2 - 12

MBA 3 2 2 - 7

SCORING- FIRST PERIOD- Detroit Lakes- Emma Coley (Haley Stattelman) 1:33; MBA- Kourtney Sarmasak (unassisted) 2:05; MBA- Karlie Bruns (Isabella Kisake) 4:47; MBA- Bruns (Kisaker, Taryn Bent), 8:21; Detroit Lakes- Kaydence Thorsteinson (unassisted) 9:39; Detroit Lakes- Rhett Zima (Coley) 12:12; Detroit Lakes- Coley (unassisted) 13:50; SECOND PERIOD- Detroit Lakes- Coley (Stattelman) 3:32; Detroit Lakes- Madison Olson (unassisted) 4:16; MBA- Bruns (Kisaker, Bent) 7:30; Detroit Lakes- Hadley Justesen (Ella Larson) 9:22; Detroit Lakes- Stattelman (unassisted) 10:11; Detroit Lakes- Stattelman (unassisted) 12:27; MBA- Bruns (Gabby Scheinder) 16:39; THIRD PERIOD- \u0009MBA- Bruns (Charlie Graahl) 2:45; MBA- Bruns (Bent) 4:43; Detroit Lakes- Coley (unassisted) 7:01; Detroit Lakes- Olson (Justesen) 14:20; PENALTIES- Detroit Lakes- 2 minutes on 1 infraction; MBA- 2 minutes on 1 infraction; GOALTENDING- Detroit lakes- Emma Wahl, W, 13 saves, 7 goals allowed; MBA- Aba Breuer, L, 10 saves, 12 goals allowed

Jared Rubado is the sports editor for the Detroit Lakes Tribune and the Perham Focus. He moved to the area in September of 2021 after covering sports for the Alexandria Echo Press for nearly three years. Jared graduated from the University of Augustana in 2018 with degrees in journalism and sports managment.
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