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Paynesville Press - December 18, 2002

Stars beat Sartell, Benson/Morris

By Michael Jacobson

The River Lakes Stars girls' hockey team swept two games last week, beating Sartell/Sauk Rapids 2-1 in overtime on Tuesday, Dec. 10, and beating Benson/Morris 1-0 on Friday.

Against Sartell/Sauk Rapids, ninth grader Amber Schulzten-berge scored in the first period, but SSR tied the score in the third period with a goal. Ninth grader Marie Omann scored the game-winning goal in overtime for the Stars.

Sartell/Sauk Rapids outshot the Stars 28-22, but junior goalie Trisha Wendlandt made 27 saves for the Stars.

Against Benson/Morris on Friday in Richmond, sophomore Allie Stalboerger broke a scoreless game with a third-period goal. Once again, River Lakes was outshot; this time 27-21, but senior goalie Crystal Songetay made 27 saves for the Stars to record a shutout.

With the win, the Stars improved to 3-5-1 for the season.

This week, the Stars played Alexandria in Paynesville on Tuesday. They will also host Brainerd on Thursday in Richmond at the River Lakes Arena at 7:30 p.m.

River Lakes--1 0 0 1 - 2
Sartell/SR--0 0 1 0 - 1

Scoring Summary
First Period: RL-Amber Schulzten-berge (Danyel Piecek);
Second Period: No scoring;
Third Period: SSR-Marie Maurer (Brittany Beck, Heather Trobec);
Overtime: RL-Marie Omann (Tiffany Clements).

Benson/Morris--0 0 0 - 0
River Lakes--0 0 1 - 1

Scoring Summary
First Period: No scoring;
Second Period: No scoring;
Third Period: RL-Allie Stalboerger (Marena Lewis).

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