GIRLS HOCKEY: River Lakes ousts Bemidji in 6-0 showing
River Lakes kept the scoreboard operator busy on Saturday afternoon, as the Stars stormed into the Bemidji Community Arena and dispatched of the Bemidji High School girls hockey team 6-0.
BEMIDJI -- River Lakes kept the scoreboard operator busy on Saturday afternoon, as the Stars stormed into the Bemidji Community Arena and dispatched of the Bemidji High School girls hockey team 6-0.
River Lakes (10-9) put up three goals in the first period, including the opening strike 6:20 into the first period. Sophia Hess bagged the ultimate game-winner, while Kianna Roeske and Bianna Wileman added back-to-back scores within 50 seconds late in the frame.
River Lakes added two power-play goals in the second period, as Ayla McLellan and Hess both scored late. Roeske tacked on an extra goal in the last minute of regulation for the 6-0 final.
Payton Weidemann finished with 21 saves over the first two periods for BHS (3-13-2). Ava Myhre played between the pipes for the Lumberjacks in the third and stopped 12 of 13 shots.
Kaydence Roeske was a perfect 21-for-21 in net for the Stars.
Bemidji will next hit the road for a 7 p.m. game at Grand Rapids/Greenway on Thursday, Jan. 20, in Grand Rapids.
River Lakes 6, Bemidji 0
RL 3 2 1 -- 6
BHS 0 0 0 -- 0
First period -- 1, RL GOAL, Hess (Bebus), 6:20; 2, RL GOAL, Ki. Roeske (Hess, Bebus), 14:14; 3, RL GOAL, Wileman (Storms), 15:04.
Second period -- 4, RL GOAL, McLellan (Hess, Blattner), 10:42, PP; 5, RL GOAL, Hess (Blattner, Ki. Roeske), 15:27, PP.
Third period -- 6, RL GOAL, Ki. Roeske (unassisted), 16:10.
Saves -- Weidemann (BHS) 21; Myhre (BHS) 12; Ka. Roeske (RL) 21.