Hockey roundup: Alex slows Willmar, 3-1 – West Central Tribune | Coys Information

WILLMAR – The Alexandria women hockey group dominated Willmar in a 3-1 victory Tuesday on the Willmar Civic Middle Enviornment.

“(Alexandria is) very deep, very expert and performs with plenty of velocity.” Willmar head coach Eric Setrum stated. “Their velocity and energy is each shift, each line. Each time we play them they do not take a shift and that is what makes them good.”

Alexandria, 8-0-1 within the Central Lakes convention, outscored Willmar 48-11, together with 14-1 within the third interval.

“We by no means reached their stage of effort,” Setrum stated. “They’re about taking part in for the tip of the 12 months, ensuring they’re battle-tested. Similar for us too. … I do not assume it was our greatest effort tonight, however we are able to study from it and transfer ahead.

One who put in a powerful effort for Willmar was goaltender Erin Eilers.

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Willmar ahead Gretchen Volk throws in opposition to Alexandria on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023, at Willmar Civic Middle.

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Eilers, a sophomore, made 45 saves, good for a .9375 save share.

“She performs nicely. She got here on robust right here within the second half,” Setrum stated. “We’re pleased with how she’s taking part in.”

Alexandria acquired on the board first late within the first interval. Lillian Dutton scored on the 15:17 mark of the opening body with assists going to Ella Westlund and Lauren Maras.

Westlund, a senior ahead, was the one skater to report a multi-point efficiency. She notched her second level of the night time, scoring Alexandria’s second purpose of the sport at 0:33 of the second interval.

Willmar lower its deficit to 2-1 with a purpose by Makenna Larson at 12:46 of the second interval. Her purpose was assisted by Samantha Poe and Lily Jorgenson.

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Willmar senior goalie Erin Eilers makes a glove save in opposition to Alexandria on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023, at Willmar Civic Middle.

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Larson, who scored her twelfth purpose of the season, notched the tally after catching a go and launching a shot from the blue line.

“She has the most effective pictures within the convention,” Setrum stated of Larson, a junior defender.

Willmar was with out sophomore middle Lauren Eilers, who has eight targets and 7 assists this season, because of a lower-body damage. Setrum hopes to have her again by sections.

Willmar, ranked No. 17 in Class A, performs host to Mound-Westonka/Southwest Christian at 2:45 pm on Saturday.

“That will likely be one other robust match,” Setrum stated. “We will should put in a bit of higher effort than what we had tonight.”

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Willmar junior ahead Chloe Lownsbury appears for an open teammate in opposition to Alexandria on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023, at Willmar Civic Middle.

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Alexandria (10-10-1) 1 1 1 — 3
Willmar (11-7-1) 0 1 0 — 1

FIRST PERIOD – (1) A: Lillian Dutton (Ella Westlund, Lauren Maras), 15:17.
SECOND PERIOD – (2) A: Westlund (Aubrie Porter), 0:33 … (3) W: Makenna Larson (Samantha Poe, Lily Jorgenson), 12:46.
THIRD PERIOD – (4) A: Sophia Korynta (Kylie Lattimer, Jersey Severson), 6:36.
GOALIE SAVES/SHOTS – Alexandria: Rachel Mohr 10/11 … Willmar: Erin Eilers 45/48

River Lakes 7, St. Cloud 3

River Lakes dominated the host St. Cloud Crush on the St. Cloud Municipal Athletic Advanced.

Sophie Olson and Sophia Hess each notched three-point nights for the Stars. Olson had one purpose and two assists and Hess had two targets and one help.

The Stars are actually 2-6-0 within the Central Lakes Convention.

River Lakes hosts Chisago Lakes at 7:15 pm Thursday at Koronis Ice Enviornment in Paynesville.

River Lakes (7-12-1) 2 2 3 — 7
Saint Cloud (6-15-0) 1 0 2 — 3

FIRST PERIOD – (1) SC: Maggie O’Hara (Liz Bell, Molly Burkstrand), 4:02 PP … (2) RL: Sophia Hess (Aubree McDonagh), 11:41 PP … (3) RL: Emma Stanley (Sophie Olson, Dalayne Hatlestad), 12:25 PP.
SECOND PERIOD – (4) RL: Hess (Sophie Olson), 3:53 … (5) RL: Abby Storms (Madi Wendlandt, M. Horn), 9:12.
THIRD PERIOD – (6) RL: Addie Olson (unassisted), 11:14 … (7) RL: Sophie Olson (Ayla McLellan), 7:17 … (8) SC: Jenna Amundson (Ava Schmidt), 11:14 … (9) SC: Lauren Juncewski (Katelyn Bauer, Kylie Smith), 12:16 … (10) RL: Adelie Greeley (Dalayne Hatlestad, Hess), 16:58.
GOALIE SAVES/SHOTS – River Lakes: Kaydence Roeske 27/30 … Holy Cloud: Abby Stevens 29/36

Litchfield/DC 3, Hutchinson 1

Litchfield/Dassel-Cokato earned its tenth win of the season at Hutchinson.

Litchfield/DC ranks #19 in Class A and is 2-2-1 in Wright County play.

Litchfield/DC performs Mound Westonka/Southwest Christian at 7 pm Thursday on the David M. Thaler Sports activities Middle in Mound.

Leo Kompelien scored two targets and Cameron O’Shea and Matthew Hornstein every had a pair of assists to assist host Alexandria dominate on the Runestone Neighborhood Middle.

Willmar is now 0-5 in Central Lakes motion and hosts St. Cloud at 6:30 pm Thursday on the Willmar Civic Middle Enviornment.

Willmar (5-9-0) 0 0 0 — 0
Alexandria (5-10-1) 3 1 4 — 8

FIRST PERIOD – (1) A: Tyler Kludt (unassisted), 5:49 SH … (2) A: Nick Peterson (Keegan Lucy, Kludt), 11:29 … (3) A: Leo Kompelien (Zaven Noetzelman, Matthew Hornstein), 12 :51.
SECOND PERIOD – (4) A: Evan Anderson (Hornstein, Caleb Lind), 7:20.
THIRD PERIOD – (5) A: Joe Lamski (Kasen Muscha, Bennett Olsen), 5:06 … (6) A: Kompelien (Lamski, Muscha), 10:05 … (7) A: Lamski (Cameron O’Shea), 12: 49 … (8) A: Noetzelman (Owen Draper, O’Shea), 16:43.
GOALIE SAVES/SHOTS – Willmar: Braxton Heid 49/57 … Alexandria: Jackson Cavers 23/23

Delano/Rockford 4, Litchfield/DC 2

Delano/Rockford, ranked No. 9 in Class A, defeated Litchfield/Dassel-Cokaton, ranked No. 10 in Class A, at Litchfield Civic Enviornment.

Delano/Rockford is 5-0-0 in Wright County play. Litchfield/DC 1-3-1.

Litchfield hosts Mound Westonka at 7pm Thursday at Litchfield Civic Enviornment.

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