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.


“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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