Mandan News

Braves girls fall in final game of the season

Braves freshman goalie Chelsey Norton attentively guards the goal during a home game of the Mandan girls hockey team. The girls finished their season with a road game at Williston on Feb. 16. Brian L. Gray photo

Braves freshman goalie Chelsey Norton attentively guards the goal during a home game of the Mandan girls hockey team. The girls finished their season with a road game at Williston on Feb. 16. Brian L. Gray photo

 

The Williston Coyotes were able hold off the hard-fighting Braves, to earn the final spot in the state tournament, in Mandan’s last regulation game of the season.

Mandan received two goals from Paige Lillis and one apiece from Madison Huber and Nicole Trenda.

Feb. 16

at Williston

Mandan 2 1 1 – 4

Williston 3 2 0 – 5

First period: 1. W, Morgan Watterson (20), 6:43. 2. W, Sam Miller (4), 7:54 (pp). 3. W, Watterson (unassisted), 9:51 (pp). 4. M, Madison Huber (Jordyn Bossert), 13:38 (pp). 5. M, Paige Lillis (unassisted), 16:52 (pp).

Second period: 6. W, Kayla Buck (Amanda Nelson), 3:27. 7. W, Keely Kleven (Miller), 6:08 (pp). 8. M, Lillis (unassisted), 12:13.

Third period: 9. M, Nicolle Trenda (unassisted), 9:14.

Goalie saves: M – Chelsea Norton 12-x-x-12, 19 x-11-11-22; W – Maddy Mclees 9-14-8-31.

Penalties: M 6 minors; W 6 minors.