Twelve different players tally a point in Panthers' 12-0 victory over Devils
Twelve different players contributed a point as the Park Rapids-Menahga-Nevis-Walker-Hackensack-Akeley girls hockey team set a school record with a 12-0 win over Long Prairie-Grey Eagle/Wadena-Deer Creek Tuesday night at the Ted O. Johnson Ice Arena.
The 12 goals broke the old school record set in an 11-5 win over Morris in 2001. Park Rapids finished with a 48-6 edge in shots in defeating the Blue Devils for the third time this season. The Panthers outscored LPGE/WDC 30-0 and held a 135-25 advantage in shots in those three meetings.
Goals by Mady Vaudrin, Alex Pederson, Hannah Williams and Bailee Jerger gave the Panthers a 4-0 lead after the first period. McKenna Brand assisted on Williams' goal as the Panthers held a 21-2 advantage in shots in the opening period.
Brand set up a goal by Allie Bade to open the second period and scored twice to give the Panthers a 7-0 lead. Jessica Gapinski and Bade had assists on a power-play goal by Brand.
Park Rapids' defense held the Blue Devils without a shot in the third period as the Panthers fired 13 shots on goal and scored five times to cap the win. Tayah Otterness opened and ended the period with goals while Gapinski, Danika Aletto and Vaudrin also scored. Abby Fischer assisted on Otterness' first goal while Heather Brostrom and Jessie O'Hern had assists on Aletto's goal.
Goalie Bailey Moore stopped all six shots she faced as the Panthers improved to 8-11 on the season. LPGE/WDC fell to 2-18.
LPGE/WDC 0 0 0.....0
Park Rapids 4 3 5.....12
FIRST PERIOD: 1, Park Rapids, Vaudrin, 4:55. 2, Park Rapids, Pederson, 6:01. 3, Park Rapids, Williams (Brand), 8:26. 4, Park Rapids, Jerger, 10:19. Penalties: LPGE/WDC 1, Park Rapids 1.
SECOND PERIOD: 5, Park Rapids, Bade (Brand), :22. 6, Park Rapids, Brand (Gapinski, Bade), 3:42. 7, Park Rapids, Brand, 8:02. Penalties: LPGE/WDC 2, Park Rapids 1.
THIRD PERIOD: 8, Park Rapids, Otterness (Fischer), 4:09. 9, Park Rapids, Gapinski, 6:56. 10, Park Rapids, Aletto (Brostrom, O'Hern), 10:43. 11, Park Rapids, Vaudrin, 13:10. 12, Park Rapids, Otterness, 14:03. Penalties: None.
GOALIE SAVES: LPGE/WDC (Houts) 8-x-x-8; (Holm) 9-11-8-28. Park Rapids (Moore) 2-4-0-6.