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Paynesville Press - January 30, 2002

Stars fall to Litch 2-1

By Michael Jacobson

The River Lakes Stars boys' hockey team lost their only game this week, 2-1 to Litchfield on Tuesday, Jan. 22, at the Koronis Civic Arena in Paynesville.

The Dragons scored an even-strength goal in the first period and a power-play goal in the second to take a 2-0 lead. The Stars' Mike Heinen scored with three minutes to play to cut the lead to 2-1, but the contest ended that way.

The Dragons outshot the Stars 33-22 with Brett Theisen making 31 saves for the Stars.

The Stars played Benson last night. They will play Sartell on Saturday night in Richmond, with the junior varsity starting at 5:30 p.m. and the varsity following.

Litchfield--1 1 0 - 2
River Lakes--0 0 1 - 1

First Period: L-Josh Johnson (Ryan Johnson);
Second Period: L-Brice Bergren;
Third Period: RL-Mike Heinen (Luke Braun, Chris Brinkman).

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