Girls hockey: Detroit Lakes plays in Blaine holiday tournament after 17 days without a game

Recap of Detroit Lakes girls hockey's holiday tournament showing in Blaine.

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The Detroit Lakes girls hockey team competed at the Super Rink in Blaine in the Herb Brooks Holiday Classic Dec. 27-28. The Lakers went 0-2 with losses to Waconia and University School of Milwaukee. Submitted by Scott Piepkorn

The Detroit lakes girls hockey team played two games in the Herb Brooks Holiday Classic down in Blaine last Tuesday and Wednesday in the silver division.

Playing for the first time in 17 days after postponing three games, the Lakers fell 9-1 to Waconia and 7-0 to the University School of Milwaukee.

Emma Coley scored the lone goal of the holiday tournament for Detroit Lakes. She’s up to 19 on the season now, which is tied for 18th in the state. Luverne’s Kamryn Van Batavia, a Minnesota State University-Mankato commit, leads the state with 49 goals in 15 games.

Emma Wahl started both games in goal for the Lakers. She made a combined 64 saves in the two contests.



WACONIA 3 3 3 - 9

SCORING- FIRST PERIOD- Waconia- Mia Kelley (Kendra Borland) 2:35; Waconia- Maya Lindstrom (Ella Schluck) 2:41; Waconia- Lindstrom (unassisted) 9:06; SECOND PERIOD- Detroit Lakes- Emma Coley (Adisyn Strand) 7:03; Waconia- Kelley (Sophia Braverman, Annika Mielke) 11:25; Waconia- Kendall miller (unassisted) 12:44; Waconia- Kelley (Braverman, Mielke) 15:36; THIRD PERIOD- Waconia- Mielke (unassisted) 0:57; Waconia- Lindstrom (unassisted) 3:36; Waconia- Isabella Wozniak (Avery Heyer); PENALTIES- Detroit Lakes- 2 minutes on 1 infraction; Waconia- no penalties; GOALTENDING- Detroit Lakes- Emma Wahl, L. 31 saves, 9 goals allowed; Waconia- Abigail Elvebak, W, 17 saves 1 goal allowed


USM 3 3 1 0 7

FIRST PERIOD- USM- Eileen Carey (Molly Guenther) 2:33; USM- Rachel Gauthier (Ena Hines) 3:00; USM- Justine Cieslak (Charlotte Fetherston, Guenther) 6:52; SECOND PERIOD- USM- Fetherson (unassisted) 4:57; USM- Carey (unassisted) power play, 7:33; USM- Guenther (Fetherson) 11:19; THIRD PERIOD- USM- Carey (Gauthier, Valimont) 1:28; PENALTIES- Detroit Lakes- 4 minutes on 2 infractions; USM- 4 minutes on 2 infractions; GOALTENDING- Detroit Lakes- Emma Wahl, L, 33 saves, 7 goals allowed; USM- Sammy Stommel, W, 20 saves, 0 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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