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Breiland scores 34th goal as Pirates shut out Panthers

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Park Rapids Enterprise
Breiland scores 34th goal as Pirates shut out Panthers
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Brianna Breiland's 34th goal of the season and a 58-15 advantage in shots led Crookston to a 2-0 win over the Park Rapids-Menahga-Nevis-Walker-Hackensack-Akeley girls hockey team Friday night at Crookston.

After a scoreless first period in which Crookston held an 18-3 advantage in shots, Breiland scored on a breakaway to give the Pirates a 1-0 lead midway through the second period. Crookston held a 21-6 edge in shots in that period.

Amber Trostad's goal 49 seconds in into the third period concluded the scoring. The Pirates held a 19-6 edge in shots in that period.

Shania Johnson made 56 saves for the Panthers, who had their seven-game winning streak snapped in falling to 1-5 against Section 8A opponents and 9-8 overall.

Crookston improved to 3-2 against section teams and 8-7 overall. The Pirates were rated No. 13 in the latest state Class A poll.

Park Rapids 0 0 0......0

Crookston 0 1 1......2

FIRST PERIOD: No scoring. Penalties: Park Rapids 2, Crookston 1.

SECOND PERIOD: 1, Crookston, Breiland, 8:53. Penalties: Park rapids 1, Crookston 0.

THIRD PERIOD: 2, Crookston, A. Trostad (L. Trostad, Skala), :49. Penalties: Park Rapids 1, Crookston 1.

GOALIE SAVES: Park Rapids (Johnson) 18-20-18-56. Crookston (Cromican) 3-6-6-15.