HOCKEY ROUNDUP: Cardinals cruise past BladesLUVERNE — Jonny Solma knocked in five goals to power the Luverne Cardinals past the Breckenridge/Wahpeton Blades 12-1 Saturday.
LUVERNE — Jonny Solma knocked in five goals to power the Luverne Cardinals past the Breckenridge/Wahpeton Blades 12-1 Saturday.
The Cardinals outshot the Blade 48-9, with Kendall Meyer and Connor Crabtree splitting duty for Luverne in net.
Connor Hoffman opened the scoring for the Cardinals 30 seconds into the game to give Luverne a 1-0 lead. Logan Norman scored 69 seconds later to increase the Cardinals lead to two.
Skyler Wenninger picked up Luverne’s third goal of the game 3 minutes, 24 seconds into the first to make it 3-0. Jordan Dingmann added a goal of his own 3 minutes later to extend the Cardinal’s lead to four.
Solma nabbed his first goal of the game 7 minutes, 31 seconds into the period to give Luverne a five goal cushion then Gunnar Olson and Austin Maxwell chipped in a goal each to round out the scoring in the first.
Dingmann knocked in the first of the Cardinals’ two power-play goals during a 5 minute major penalty assessed to the Blades’ Tyler Wohlers with Solma picking up the second two minutes later.
Solma went on to pick up his third and fourth goals of the game to hand Luverne an 11 goal lead after two periods.
Solma scored the Cardinals only goal of the third period, while the Blades got on the scoreboard with less than a minute left in the period to snap Luverne’s shutout attempt.
The Cardinals (13-3, 6-1) hosts Mitchell Tuesday.
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LS-H/SP/TCU 5, WA 0
WINDOM — The Le Sueur-Henderson/St. Peter/Tri-City United Bulldogs converted on three of four power-play opportunities to defeat the Windom Area Eagles Saturday.
The Eagles were outshot 33 to 18 in the game, while Ben Stubbe made 21 saves on 25 shots and Tyler McGowan made seven saves on eight shots.
The Bulldogs scored both their first period goals on the man-advantage to take a 2-0 lead heading into the first intermission. Luke Regner and Sam Wenner picked up goals for the Bulldogs in the period.
Brett Zallek and Ryan Hoehn added goals for the Bulldogs in the second, with Hoehn’s coming on the second 5 minute major penalty assessed to the Eagles in the game.
Wenner notched a short-handed goal for the Bulldogs in the third to increase their lead to five.
The Eagles (8-7) travel to Worthington to take on the Trojans Tuesday in the second game of a boys/girls double-header.
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WINDOM — Kaylee Janssen, Elizabeth Schoenenberger and Kaylee Rosenkranz all had goals for the Windom Area Eagles in a loss to the St. Peter Bulldogs Saturday.
The Eagles were outshot by the Bulldogs 33-29 with Emily Steen making 29 saves on 33 shots in the game.
Schoenenberger put Windom Area up 1-0 on her goal 34 seconds into the period, but the Bulldogs evened up the score with 3 minutes, 39 seconds left in the period on a goal by Maddie Kleschult.
Janssen scored less than a minute later to give Windom Area a lead heading into the second period.
However, the Bulldogs’ Alison Plieseis tied the game at two on the only goal in the second period.
St. Peter scored two more times in the third to take a 4-2 lead, but Windom Area pulled within one on Rosenkranz’s goal with less than two minutes left in the game.
The Eagles pulled their goalie with one minute left in the game in an attempt to tie the score and force overtime, but they were unable to pick up the tying goal.
Windom Area (1-15) faces the Worthington Trojans Tuesday in the first game of a boy’s/girl’s double-header.
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