Blue Devils fall to Lightning
Kat Jensen kicked out 16 of 18 shots Tuesday as the Northern Lakes Lightning whipped Long Prairie-Grey Eagle/Wadena-Deer Creek 4-2 in the season finale for both hockey clubs.
Kaylyn Eggena iced two goals and picked up one assist for the Lightning, who outshot the Blue Devils 54-18.
Ashlee Helseth and Brooke Umland scored first period goals for the Blue Devils. Abigail Ecker was credited with two assists.
The Blue Devils closed out the regular season with a 7-17 mark.
The Blue Devils will open Section 6A tournament play against fourth-seeded Detroit Lakes at 7 p.m. Saturday in Detroit Lakes.
The winner of Saturday's match will advance to face top-ranked Alexandria 7 p.m. Tuesday.
In Saturday's other semifinal match, third-ranked Northern Lakes will host sixth-seeded Morris-Benson at 1 p.m. The winner travels to second-seeded Fergus Falls for a 7 p.m. match Tuesday.
The Section 6A finals will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at a neutral site.
Northern Lakes 4, LPGE/WDC 2
BD 2 0 0 - 2
NL 1 1 2 - 4
BD: Ashlee Helseth (Abigail Ecker) 5:34
NL: Kaylyn Eggena (Mariah Reed, Erika Monson) : 49 PP
BD: Brooke Umland (Ecker) :12 PP
NL: Isabella Abear (Eggena) 9:28
NL: Alex Palm (Courtney Kittock, Hannah Zimmerman) 11:47
NL: Eggena (Abear) 1:32
Angela Hanson 50; Kat Jensen (NL) 16