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|Paynesville Press - February 4, 2004|
Big third period leads to Stars' loss
The River Lakes Stars boys' hockey team lost to Benson/Morris 7-1 on Tuesday, Jan. 27, at the River Lakes Arena in Richmond.|
Benson/Morris broke the game open with four goals in the third period and avenged a 3-1 loss to the Stars earlier in January.
Sophomore center Jamie Paul scored the Stars' only goal a minute into the third period, cutting Benson/Morris's lead to 3-1. But Benson/Morris scored four goals over the last 12 minutes of the game, turning that 3-1 lead into a 7-1 win.
The Stars were outshot only by two, 36-34, but Benson/Morris goalie Justin Finke stopped 33 of the 34 shots that he faced. Center John Wittenberg scored four goals for Benson/Morris.
The loss dropped the Stars' record to 8-9 for the season.
This week, the Stars hosted Holy Family Catholic on Tuesday. Next week, they will host Sartell at the River Lakes Arena in Richmond on Tuesday, Feb. 10.
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