EGF blanks Panthers as Mack gets hat trick
East Grand Forks used a 60-11 advantage in shots on goal and Haley Mack's hat trick to defeat the Park Rapids-Menahga-Nevis-Walker-Hackensack-Akeley girls hockey team 6-0 Monday night at East Grand Forks.
Mack scored the game's lone goal in the first period and followed with two goals in the first 1:19 of the second period to give the Green Wave a 3-0 lead.
Goals by Tiffany Hanson, Coco Piche and Riley Koberinski in the third period concluded the scoring. Piche scored on a power play.
Madi Galstad stopped all 11 shots she faced for the shutout as EGF improved to 4-5 against Section 8A opponents and 16-7-1 overall. The Green Wave are rated No. 16 in this week's state Class A poll.
Shania Johnson finished with 54 saves for the Panthers, who fell to 2-6 against section opponents and 13-10 overall.
Park Rapids 0 0 0......0
East Grand Forks 1 2 3......6
FIRST PERIOD: 1, EGF, H. Mack (Langei), 3:21. Penalties: None.
SECOND PERIOD: 2, EGF, H. Mack (L. Mack), :49. 3, EGF, H. Mack (L. Mack, Hanson), 1:19. Penalties: None.
THIRD PERIOD: 4, EGF, Hanson (H. Mack, Hjelle), 9:24. 5, EGF, Piche (Eades), 12:31. 6, EGF, Koberinski (Eades), 15:16. Penalties: Park Rapids 2, EGF 2.
GOALIE SAVES: Park Rapids (Johnson) 20-19-15-54. EGF (Galstad) 6-4-1-11.