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Soccer roundup: Laker boys shutout Crookson, East Grand Forks; girls fall to Spuds on the road

The Detroit Lakes boys soccer team beat Crookston 5-0 on Tuesday night to move to 6-4 on the season. It was the Lakers' second shutout in three games.

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Detroit Lakes' Ethan Gjerde chases after the ball in a 5-0 win over Crookston on Sept. 20, 2022 at the Rotary Soccer Complex.
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DETROIT LAKES – The Detroit Lakes boys soccer team is headed down the home stretch of the season with a couple more wins in its back pocket.

The Lakers (6-4) beat Crookston 5-0 on Tuesday night behind two-goal nights from Avery Young and Noah Meyer.

Meyer started the scoring with a penalty kick goal in the second minute before Young doubled the lead with eight minutes left in the first half. Meyer scored his second goal eight minutes into the second frame before Young put it out of reach in the 55th minute.

Senior defenseman Caden Reep got in on the scoring action. He buried a penalty kick goal in the 78th minute to put the finishing touches on Detroit Lakes’ sixth win of the season. Evan Thomas stopped all three shots he saw in goal.

Detroit Lakes fell in a road game against St. Cloud Apollo on Saturday. Noah Rieber and Young scored in a 4-2 loss to the Eagles. Thomas made 11 saves.

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Last Thursday, the Lakers dominated East Grand Forks to the tune of 8-0 on the road.

Young scored the lone goal in the first half before adding his second in the 44th minute. Reiber scored twice, while Meyer, Mikail Ramsey, Mason Frank and Bryce Skaaland all found the back of the net in the final 40 minutes. Thomas earned a clean sheet with two saves.

DETROIT LAKES 5, CROKSTON 0

SCORING- DL- Noah Meyer 2’ 48’, Avery Young 32’ 55’, Caden Reep 78’

GOALKEEPING- Evan Thomas 3 saves

ST. CLOUD APOLLO- 4, DETROIT LAKES 2

SCORING- DL- Noah Rieber 1’, Young 61’

GOALKEEPING- Thomas 11 saves

DETROIT LAKES 8, EAST GRAND FORKS 0

SCORING- Young 24’ 44’, Rieber 53’ 68’, Meyer 64’, Mikail Ramsey 71’, Mason Frank 77’, Bryce Skaaland 80’

GOALKEEPING- Thomas 2 saves

Laker girls fall in Moorhead

The Detroit Lakes girls soccer team hit a snag on Monday night in Moorhead.

The Lakers (3-6) suffered a 4-1 loss to the Spuds. Senior Abby Larson scored the lone goal for Detroit Lakes. It was the last of six consecutive games on the road for the Lakers.

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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