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Lakers score twice in third period to top Panthers

Park Rapids' Abby Fischer (4) and Detroit Lakes' Hailiegh Wenger (19) chased after the puck during Tuesday night's game.

  Randa Larsen and Hailey Sonstegard scored in the third period to lift Detroit Lakes to a 3-1 win over the Park Rapids-Menahga-Walker-Hackensack-Akeley girls hockey team Tuesday night at the Ted O. Johnson Ice Arena.

     After Larsen scored a shorthanded goal at the 7:03 mark of the first period, Mady Vaudrin set up Alex Pederson for a power-play goal 18 seconds later as the Panthers tied the game at 1-1.

     Detroit Lakes goalie Veronica Badurek and Park Rapids goalie Shania Johnson kept the game tied with a scoreless second period before Emily Seebold assisted on Larsen’s game-winning goal and Sydney Harran set up Sonstegard’s insurance goal in the third period.

     Badurek finished with 28 saves as the Lakers improved to 1-3-1. Johnson made 32 saves as the Panthers fell to 2-4.

Detroit Lakes              1    0      2…3

Park Rapids                1    0      0…1

FIRST PERIOD: 1, Detroit Lakes, Larsen, 7:03. 1, Park Rapids, Pederson (Vaudrin), 7:21.

SECOND PERIOD: No scoring.

THIRD PERIOD: 2, Detroit Lakes, Larsen (Seebold). 3, Detroit Lakes, Sonstegard (Harran), 10:27.

GOALIE SAVES: Detroit Lakes (Badurek) 28. Park Rapids (Johnson) 32.