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Panthers sweep season series with Blue Devils

Photo by Brian Hansel Katelyn Barthel (18) is flanked by a pair of Park Rapids skaters as she brings the puck across center ice in Tuesday's hockey game at the Wadena Ice Arena.

Jessica Gapinski and Tayah Otterness led the way with two goals apiece Tuesday night as Park Rapids swept their season series with Long Prairie-Grey Eagle/Wadena-Deer Creek Blue Devils.

Shaina Johnson went the distance in goal for the Panthers and stopped 21 shots in the shutout victory.

Angela Hanson and Sarah Holm combined for 31 saves in the loss.

Park Rapids 9, LPGE/WDC 0

PR 2 4 3 - 9

BD 0 0 0 - 0

First Period

PR: Jessica Gapinski (Hannah Williams, Lauren Naeve) 10:29

PR: Gapinski (unassisted) 10:59

Second Period

PR: Julia Renner (Williams) 11:47

PR: Abby Fischer (Tayah Otterness) 11:10

PR: Otterness (Danika Aletto, Fischer) 6:45

PR: Williams (Gapinski, Naeve) 5:08

Third Period

PR: Ally Bade (Thelen) 14:30

PR: Christina Smith (unassisted) 12:37

PR: Otterness (Fischer, Kendra Dresow) 3:17


Shaina Johnson (PR) 31; Angela Hanson (BD) 12; Sarah Holm 19

Lake of the Woods 3,


Kelsey Jonassen iced the winning goal at the 12:59 mark of the third period Saturday as the Bears nipped the Blue Devils.

Sam Killian tied the game 1-1 with a power play goal at the 11:09 mark of the first period with assists from Halley Maas and Kylee Helling.

Brooke Umland gave the Blue Devils a 2-1 lead with an unassisted goal at the 3:07 mark of the final period.

Kathryn Clifford's goal at the 9:46 mark of the third period tied the game 2-2.

Sarah Holm stopped 48 shots in the match.

Lake of the Woods 3, LPGE/WDC 2

BD 1 0 1 - 2

LOTW 1 0 2 - 3

First Period

LOTW: Jaylene Anderson (Alicia Beckel) 6:42

BD: Sam Killian (Halley Maas, Kylee Helling) 11:09 PP

Second Period

No Scoring

Third Period

BD: Brooke Umland (unassisted) 3:07

LOTW: Kathryn Clifford (Ashley Krohn) 9:46

LOTW: Kelsey Jonassen (Bethany Easthouse) 12:59


Sarah Holm (BD) 48; Emily Ney (LOTW) 14

Willmar 8, LPGE/WDC 0

Shelby Schneider had two goals and two assists Friday as the Cardinals roughed up the Blue Devils at Willmar.

The Cards cashed in on penalties with four power play goals.

Baylie Young stopped all 15 shots by the Blue Devils.

Sarah Holm kicked out 46 shots in the loss.

Willmar 8, LPGE/WDC 0

LPGE/WDC 0 0 0 - 0

Willmar 1 5 2 - 8

First Period

W: Shelby Schneider (Annie Johnston, Lauren Sing) 11:31

Second Period

W: Rebecca Freese (Kylee Hulscher) :44

W: Johnston (Schneider) 1:21

W: Brittney Serbus (Sing) 6:58 PP

W: Schneider (Johnston) 10:48 PP

W: Paige Davis (Johnston, Schneider) 11:11 PP

Third Period

W: Samantha Block (Liz Gorans) 5:21 PP

W: Miranda Roelofs (unassisted) 11:40


Sarah Holm (BD) 46; Baylie Young (W) 15