Blue Devils halt skid with 5-3 rink victory
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle/Wadena-Deer Creek Blue Devils erupted for four goals in the second period Saturday to beat Redwood Valley 5-3 and end a 14-game losing streak.
After a slow start in the opening period, the Blue Devils took charge of the puck and over a 12-minute stretch out-shot the Cardinals 9-1 to take a 4-1 lead.
Brooke Umland, Katelyn Barthel, Zara Einerwiold and Kylee Damm hit paydirt in the second period. Einerwiold's goal was her first in varsity play.
Halley Maas added an insurance goal in the third period for the Blue Devils.
Katelyn Peters recorded two assists in the victory.
Sarah Holm recorded 16 saves in the win. Sierra Wagner kicked out 28 shots for Redwood Valley.
George Behl's club had not won a game since Dec. 20 when they edged Redwood Valley 5-4.
RV 1 1 1 - 3
BD 0 4 1 - 5
RV: Hannah Leopold (Callie Hansen) 6:11
BD: Brooke Umland (unassisted) 10:17
BD: Katelyn Barthel (Katelyn Peters, Halley Maas) 9:09, BD: Zara Einerwiold (Ashley Helseth) 8:38
BD: Kylee Damm (Peters) 3:51
RV: Callie Hansen (Bailey Hansen) 1:51
BD: Maas (Barthel) 15:51
RV: Leopold (Sara Olson, Emmaly Spielmann) 4:17
Sierra Wagner (RV) 28; Sarah Holm (BD) 16
Detroit Lakes 13,
Callie Johnson recorded a hat trick and a playmaker Jan. 13 as the Lakers crushed Blue Devils.
Veronica Roy faced just seven shots for the Lakers.
BD 0 0 0 - 0
DL 4 8 1 - 13
DL: Callie Johnson (Brianna Seebold) 11:32
DL: Seebold ( C. Johnson) 10:04 SH
DL: C. Johnson (Seebold) 8:15
DL: Emily Payne (C. Johnson) 4:01
DL: Ashley Friesen (unassisted) 15:32
DL: Friesen (B. Johnson) 14:35
DL: Shannon Utecht (unassisted) 12:55
DL: C. Johnson (unassisted) 11:29 SH
DL: Seebold (C. Johnson) 11:00 SH
DL: Heidi Nelson (Utecht) 9:00
DL: B. Johnson (Alexis Fritz) 6:32
DL: Tiffany Iverson (unassisted) 5:16
DL: Fritz (Seebold) 13:32 PP
Samantha Killian (BD) 36 saves, Sarah Najjar (BD) 4 saves; Veronica Roy (DL) 7 saves