Blue Devils shade Marshall in OT
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
BD: McKenzie Christianson (Ashley Helseth) 7:33
M: Teegan Wyffels (Liz Archbold) 5:19
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