Fairmont girls hockey nets tie with Luverne

LUVERNE — The Fairmont Area and Luverne Cardinals knotted a 1-1 overtime tie during Big South Conference girls hockey action Tuesday in Luverne.

Myah Lytle scored first for the visiting Cardinals on a power-play goal with an assist from Cori Emler in the second period.

Luverne’s Madison Crabtree responded with a third-period score using a double-assist from Claure Baustain and Regan Feit.

Despite two penalties on Luverne in overtime, neither team scored for a 1-1 final.

Goalkeeper Sadie Sandersfeld made 23 saves for Fairmont Area.

Fairmont Area (5-8-2) host Worthington at 7 p.m. Thursday at Martin County Arena.

FA           0-1-0-0–1

LUV       0-0-1-0–1

Scoring Plays

1st Period

No scoring.

2nd Period

FA — Myah Lytle (Cori Emler), pp., 13:34.

3rd Period

L — Madison Crabtree (Claire Baustian, Regan Feit), 10:04.

Overtime

No scoring.

Shots on goal: Fairmont Area 4-9-7-8–28; Luverne 6-9-7-2–24.

Saves: Emilie Bartels (L) 4-8-7-8–27; Sadie Sandersfeld (FA) 6-9-6-2–23.

Penalties: Luverne 3 for 6 minutes; Fairmont Area 1 for 2 minutes.

Power-play chances: Fairmont 1-for-3; Luverne 0-for-1.

Luverne 15, Fairmont Area 0 — Kasyn Kruse recorded five points in Luverne’s Big South Conference boys hockey win over Fairmont Area on Tuesday in Luverne.

Kruse netted four goals and doled out an assist. Ben Serie and Coy Gonnernman each had two goals and two assists, while Nick Harder marked a hat trick to complement two assists.

Jesse Reed, who dished out three assists, Gaige Nath, Charlie Reisch and Tyler Reisdorfer also scored goals for Luverne.

Colby Kuhl made 29 saves for Fairmont Area. Tyson Geerdes relieved Kuhl and stopped 13 of Luverne’s shots. Fairmont Area attempted 17 shots on goal.

Fairmont Area (3-11) plays at Worthington on Thursday.

FA        0-0-0–   0

LUV    3-6-6– 15

Scoring Plays

1st Period

L — Kasyn Kruse (Declan Beers, Trey Roberts), 13:03.

L — Nick Harder (Beers, Kruse), 12:52.

L — Harder (unassisted), 11:18.

2nd Period

L — Ben Serie (Jesse Reed, Coy Gonnerman), 15:52.

L — Gonnerman (Gaige Nath), 15:21.

L — Nath (Gonnerman, Andrew Reisch), 10:46.

L — Gonnerman (Harder, Beers), 7:06.

L — Reed (Serie), shorthanded, 4:49.

L — Kruse (unassisted), 2:28.

3rd Period

L — Kruse (unassisted), 16:05.

L — Serie (Reed Charlie Reisch), 15:19.

L — Kruse (Chris Jelken, Harder), 10:28.

L — Harder (Cade Ver Steeg), 9:40.

L — C. Reisch (Serie, Reed), 2:25.

L — Tyler Reisdorfer (Skylar Dingmann), 1:28.

Shots on goal: Luverne 24-22-11–57; Fairmont 3-10-4–17.

Saves: Colby Kuhl (FA) 29; Tyson Geerdes (FA) 13; Daniel Tofteland (L) 17.

Power-play chances: Fairmont Area 0-for-2; Luverne 0-for-1.

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