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Green Wave gets the sweep of both DL soccer teams

East Grand Forks' senior keeper Kenzie Whalen challenges Lauren Tschider in the Wave's 6-3 victory at Rotary Soccer Park Tuesday night. Tschider tallied all three Laker goals. Robert Williams/Tribune

Lauren Tschider found the back of the net three times, but East Grand Forks answered with a six-pack in doubling up the Lakers at Rotary Soccer Park Tuesday night.

The game was far closers than the score indicated with the Wave scoring twice in the final three minutes of play for the 6-3 final.

Brynn Hillman gave EGF an early lead 85 seconds into the game and Tiffany Hanson rifled a left-footed strike from outside the arc in the 20th minute for a 2-0 lead.

Tschider took a corner kick from Ava Steinmetz eight minutes later at the near post and flew through the air to bounce a header into the goal to cut the visitor’s lead in half.

TSCHIDER'S header goal.

The teams dueled scoreless until the halftime horn: EGF 2, DL 1.

The Wave scored early again in the second half two minutes into play on a goal by Chloe Torgerson.

Tschider responded with back-to-back goals in the 49th and 55th minute; her first coming on an assist by Nicole Swanson and Tschider got the home crowd’s adrenaline pumping with the game-tying goal and a load of Laker momentum.

Hillman buried the fifth and sixth Wave goals and Filipi notched her second late in the game.

The Wave have accounted for half of the Lakers’ four losses this year winning 3-1 at home in mid-September and remain undefeated at 10-0.

Detroit Lakes (8-4) is off until Saturday, Sept. 30 when the Lakers play a non-conference and non-section game against Section 7A’s Princeton on the Tigers’ home pitch.

Green Wave boys shutout Lakers at home

East Grand Forks defended their home turf in a 3-0 shutout of the Lakers boys soccer team Tuesday behind a hat trick from Malik Abi.

Parker Anderson setup Abdi in the fifth minute of the first half and Abdi  took a Kole Chupka feed two minutes before halftime to give the Wave a 2-0 lead at the break.

Anderson picked up a second assist on Abdi’s bid for the hat trick 15 minutes into the second half.

Wave keeper Drew Kallock made six saves in the game; Laker Zach Leeb stopped four shots.

The teams played to a one-all tie in mid-September at Rotary Soccer Park. East Grand improves to 3-6-1; the Lakers fall to 4-7-1.

The teams are within four QRF points of each other in the middle of the Section 8A North standings.

Robert Williams

Sports Editor at the Detroit Lakes Tribune. Williams worked prior as the Sports Editor in Perham for the Focus, a Forum Communications newspaper, from 2010-14. 

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