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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.

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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.

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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.

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