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January 22, 2020

12/6/2019 8:49:00 AM
Eagle boys skate past Trojans; Eagle girls fall in overtime
Trojans edge Eagle girls in OT
Windom Area 1-2-0-0 = 0
Worthington 1-2-0-1 = 4

The Windom Area girls hockey team couldn't overcome late penalties Thursday night, as Worthington rallied from a pair of second-period deficits to claim a 4-3 overtime victory over the Eagles in Worthington.

The Eagles killed off a penalty to start the overtime period. But Worthington's Riley Nickel scored an unassisted goal shortly after the penalty ended in overtime, giving the Trojans the victory.

Trailing 1-0 in the first period, the Eagles tied the game on a goal by Marissa Becker. Abby Ignaszewski assisted on the goal.

Then, 8:29 into the second period, the Eagles took the lead with a power play goal from Toria Robillard, the first goal of her varsity career. Dakotah Oddson and Meakin Bang assisted on the play.

Worthington tied the game at 2-2, but the Eagles regained the lead with 1:39 left in the second period on Becker's second goal of the game, assisted by Ignaszewski and Elly Bang. However, the Trojans tied the game just 14 seconds later.

After a scoreless third period, the Trojans outshot the Eagles 3-0 in overtime, scoring the game winner 2:54 into the extra eight-minute period.

Both teams finished the game with 19 shots on goal. Eagle goalie Kaylie Baerg finished with 15 saves in the loss.

Next games: Check for updates after each game.
Windom Area: vs. Minnesota River, Dec. 7

Windom Area 6-1-0 = 7
Worthington 1-3-0 = 4

The Windom Area boys hockey team raced to the lead and never looked back Thursday night, claiming a 7-4 victory at Worthington.

After the Trojans scored 1:52 into the game, the Eagles rattled off six straight goals in the first period, taking command of the game.

Brady Espenson got the Eagles on the scoreboard 6:05 into the game, assisted by Kyle Espenson and Wyatt Haugen. Just over a minute later, Matt Stubbe intercepted a pass and rifled home a goal, giving the Eagles the lead for good.

The Eagles ended the period with a four-goal blitz. Haugen started the run, scoring with 5:57 left on the first period clock. Kyle Espenson added a goal two minutes later for a 4-1 lead.

Alex Espenson scored an unassisted goal with 2:44 left in the period and Kyle Espenson's second goal of the game gave the Eagles a 6-1 lead with 1:46 left in the period.

Leading 6-2 in the second period, the Eagles scored their final goal of the game when Alex Espenson scored a shorthanded goal with 3:45 left in the period.

Worthington scored two goals in the final minute of the second period. The teams then played a scoreless third period.

Brady Espenson, Kyle Espenson and Haugen each had two assists in the game.

Windom Area outshot Worthington 38-25 in the contest. Eagle goalie Dan Stubbe finished with 21 saves.

Next games: Check for updates after each game.
Windom Area: vs. Minnesota River, Dec. 7

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