The Detroit Lakes girls hockey team's comeback effort fell short on Tuesday night in its second home game of the season. Breckenridge-Wahpeton (1-1) pulled out a 9-8 victory in staving off the Lakers' (0-4) push at Kent Freeman Arena.
Trailing 9-5 in the first period, Emma Coley scored her fourth goal of the game under five minutes in to pull within three. Seventh-grader Ella Larson then scored her first career varsity goal before Haley Stattleman cut the deficit to one. Breckenridge-Wahpeton held on in the final minutes to win its first game of the young season.
Coley recorded her second four-goal game of the season and leads the team with nine goals and four assists. Stattleman had a pair of goals on Tuesday night in the loss.
Emma Wahl made 29 saves in her second straight start between the pipes. Breckenridge-Wahpeton's Kolle Schuler picked up the win in goal with 22 saves.
BRECKENRIDGE-WAHPETON- 4 4 1 - 9
DETROIT LAKES 3 2 3 - 8
SCORING- FIRST PERIOD- Detroit Lakes- Haley Stattleman (Emma Coley) 0:31; BW- Lily Beyer (unassisted) 1:48; BW- Regan Wohlers (unassisted) 4:15; BW- Anabel Pausch (Wohlers) 9:15; BW- Wohlers (unassisted) power play, 13:54; Detroit Lakes- Coley (unassisted) short-handed, 15:23; Detroit Lakes- Coley (unassisted) short handed, 16:06; SECOND PERIOD- BW- Kennedy Schuler (Wohlers, Pausch) 5:09; BW- Ashlyn Wohlers (Finkral) 7:46; BW- Karsyn Neppl (Ivy Ovsak) 12:02; Detroit Lakes- Thorsteinson (Coley) 12:31; Detroit Lakes- Coley (unassisted) 13:21; BW- Wohlers (Ovsak) power play, 16:11; THIRD PERIOD- BW- Wohlers (Ovsak) 0:31; Detroit Lakes- Coley (unassisted) 4:42; Detroit Lakes- Ella Larson (unassisted) 9:08; Detroit Lakes- Stattleman (Brynn Erickson); PENALTIES- Detroit Lakes- 4 minutes on 2 infractions; BW- 4 minutes on 2 infractions; GOALTENDING- Detroit Lakes- Emma Wahl, L, 29 saves, 9 goals allowed; BW- Kolle Schuler, W, 22 saves, 8 goals allowed