Panthers rally for 4-3 win over North/South
Goals by Lexi Hinkley-Smith, Jessie O'Hern and Paige Myhre rallied the Park Rapids-Menahga-Nevis-Walker-Hackensack-Akeley girls hockey team to a 4-3 win over Fargo North/South Tuesday night at the Ted O. Johnson Ice Arena.
Goals by Lexi Hinkley-Smith, Jessie O’Hern and Paige Myhre rallied the Park Rapids-Menahga-Nevis-Walker-Hackensack-Akeley girls hockey team to a 4-3 win over Fargo North/South Tuesday night at the Ted O. Johnson Ice Arena.
Megan Hanson scored 2:55 into the game to give Fargo a 1-0 lead before Josey Umthun set up a slapshot by Hinkley-Smith at the 6:05 mark to tie the game.
Two quick goals by Graysen Myers and Rachel Johnson in the first 1:25 of the second period gave Fargo a 3-1 lead. Tayah Otterness set up Hinkley-Smith at the 15:24mark as the Panthers cut the gap to 3-2.
O’Hern scored on an assist from Brooke Jerger with 15:00 to play to tie the game before Myhre scored the game-winner at the 5:32 mark. Hinkley-Smith assisted on that goal.
Goalie Julia Smith made 25 saves for the Panthers, who were outshot 28-18. The win snapped a five-game losing streak as the Panthers improved to 3-6-1.
Fargo fell to 1-1.
Fargo North/South 1 2 0…3
Park Rapids 1 1 2…4
FIRST PERIOD: 1, Fargo, Hanson (R. Johnson), 2:55. 1, Park Rapids, Hinkley-Smith (Umthun), 6:05.
SECOND PERIOD: 2, Fargo, Myers, :45. 3, Fargo, R. Johnson (Schmaltz, Hanson), 1:25. 2, Park Rapids, Hinkley-Smith (Otterness), 15:24.
THIRD PERIOD: 3, Park Rapids, O’Hern (Jerger), 2:00. 4, Park Rapids, Myhre (Hinkley-Smith), 5:32.
GOALIE SAVES: Fargo (Syvertson) 4-6-4-14. Park Rapids (Smith) 8-7-10-25.