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Boys hockey: Nelson, Cardinals beat New Ulm

DAILY GLOBE LUVERNE -- Jaxon Nelson recorded a hat trick as the Luverne Cardinals boys hockey team blitzed New Ulm 8-2 Friday night.New Ulm upset Luverne in the section championship last year, but Friday's win gave the Cards a 2-0 record against ...

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LUVERNE - Jaxon Nelson recorded a hat trick as the Luverne Cardinals boys hockey team blitzed New Ulm 8-2 Friday night.
New Ulm upset Luverne in the section championship last year, but Friday’s win gave the Cards a 2-0 record against the Eagles this season.
Chaz Smedsrud scored two goals for LHS on Friday. Nick Harder, Nick Behrend and Brennan Hart all had single goals.
The Cardinals outscored New Ulm 4-1 in the first period and 4-0 in the second to take a commanding lead into the third period.
“We’re getting closer,” said Luverne head coach Kullen Schroht after the contest, which upped his team’s record to 17-5. “This was one of the black-and-blue games. A lot of good hitting - a lot of oohs and aahs from the crowd tonight.”
Luverne attempted 50 shots compared to New Ulm’s 17.
Kaden Ericson was in goal for the Cardinals.
New Ulm 1 0 1 - 2
Luverne 4 4 0 - 8

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