Patriots stun Blue Devils
Five straight goals lifted the Pequot Lakes Patriots over the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle/Wadena-Deer Creek Blue Devils 7-2 Thursday in the season finale for both clubs.
Bailee Englund and Alex Palm scored twice for the Patriots.
Katelyn Barthel scored the game's first goal at the 14:51 mark of the opening period with assists from Hayli Toenyan and Kylee Damm.
After Englund and Ines St. Martin put Pequot up 2-1 on back-to-back power play goals, Sam Killian iced a short-handed goal at the 15:07 mark of the second period to tie the game 2-2. Barthel earned an assist on the play.
The Blue Devils were shut out the rest of the way while Palm scored twice and Englund, Mandy Carlson and Megan Snyder all scored once.
The Blue Devils ended the regular season with a 5-17 record. The Patroits improved to 6-11-2.
George Behl's Blue Devils will prepare for the Section 6A tournament Saturday.
Pequot Lakes 7, LPGE/WDC 2
NL 2 1 4 - 7
BD 1 1 0 - 2
BD: Katelyn Barthel (Hayli Toenyan, Kylee Damm) 14:51
PL: Bailee Englund (Mariah Reed, Courtney Kittock) 9:11 PP
PL: Ines St. Martin (Kaylyn Eggena) 4:51 PP
BD: Sam Killian (Barthel) 15:07 SH
PL: Englund (Erika Monson) 12:13
PL: Alex Palm (unassisted) 6:19
PL: Mandy Carlson (Stephanie DeGrote) 9:56
PL: Palm (Reed) 9:45
PL: Megan Snyder (Eggena, Carlson) 3:34
Madison Galligan (PL) 15; Sarah Holm 42 (BD), Angela Hanson 5