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WHS girls hockey takes first loss of the season

The team played Waseca in Worthington Saturday afternoon.

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WORTHINGTON — Riley Nickel scored an unassisted shorthanded goal, but the Worthington High girls hockey team dropped a 5-1 decision to Waseca here Saturday afternoon.

Madalyn Benson scored two goals for Waseca, while Katlyn Schueler had a goal and two assists. Ryley Bentz also scored for Waseca, which led 4-0 after one period.

Worthington dropped to 1-1 on the season, while Waseca’s Bluejays improved to 2-1.

Worthington coach Chad Nickel said several girls played well for the Trojans.

“Our defense did a good job keeping the puck in the offensive zone,” he said, adding that Megan Dykstra and Lauren Nelson were especially effective defensively.

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“Peyton Nickel and Cadence VanEde both were able to skate the puck all the way down the ice to get a few shots,” said coach Nickel.

The Trojans play host to New Ulm on Nov. 29 at the Worthington Ice Arena. Worthington takes on Windom at home on Dec. 1.

Waseca 4 1 0 — 5

Worthington 0 1 0 — 1

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