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Blue Devils shade Marshall in OT
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An overtime goal by Ashley Helseth lifted the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle/Wadena-Deer Creek Blue Devils past Marshall 3-2 in overtime Saturday at Expo Arena in Long Prairie.


Helseth's winning goal was rifled past Marshall goalie Morgan Morrill on the low stick side at the 4:28 mark.

McKenzie Christianson and Kathryn Benney also scored goals for the Blue Devils.

Picking up assists were Helseth, Christianson, Zara Einerwold, Abigail Ecker and Morgan Zeise.

The Blue Devils out-shot the Tigers 47-27.

"We really controlled the game," LPGE/WDC head coach George Behl said. "We had our chances to end the game before the overtime."

The Blue Devils improved to 5-4.

Marshall 1 0 1 0 - 2

LPGE/WDC 1 0 1 1 - 3

First Period

BD: McKenzie Christianson (Ashley Helseth) 7:33

M: Teegan Wyffels (Liz Archbold) 5:19

Second Period

No scoring

Third Period

BD: Kathryn Benney (Zara Einerwold, Abigail Ecker) 11:40

M: Hannah Peterson (Archbold) 9:56


BD: Helseth (Morgan Zeise, Christianson) 4:28


Morgan Morrill (M) 44, Angela Hanson (BD) 25

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