Midgets’ Kuntz has unassisted hat trickMANDAN — Dickinson High freshman Kira Kuntz scored a hat trick with three unassisted goals to help the Midgets to a 6-3 win over Mandan on Thursday.
MANDAN — Dickinson High freshman Kira Kuntz scored a hat trick with three unassisted goals to help the Midgets to a 6-3 win over Mandan on Thursday.
Kuntz started the game with two goals, but Mandan’s Taylor Fischer fired back with two unassisted goals to tie it at 2 after one.
Dickinson’s Brittney Meyer scored to start the second with teammate Amity Lantz earning the assists.
Lantz followed that with a goal 3 minutes later, but Caitlin Bellon brought the Braves within one by scoring a netter with 17 seconds remaining in the second period.
Kuntz gave her team some insurance early in the third period and 4 minutes later, Meyer put the game on ice with her second goal of the game.
Dickinson outshot Mandan 32-20 and goalie Ashley Ludwig logged 17 saves.
Dickinson 2 2 2 – 6
Mandan 2 1 0 – 3
FIRST PERIOD: 1, DHS, Kira Kuntz (unassisted) 6:20. 2, DHS, Kuntz (unassisted) 8:55. 3, MHS, Taylor Fischer (unassisted) 12:26. 4, MHS, Fischer (unassisted) 12:54.
SECOND PERIOD: 5, DHS, Brittney Meyer (Amity Lantz) 2:29. 6, DHS, Lantz (Nicole Messer) 5:26. 7, MHS, Caitlin Bellon (Krista MacKinnon) 16:43.
THIRD PERIOD: 8, DHS, Kuntz (unassisted) 2:59. 9, DHS, Meyer (Lantz) 7:39.
SAVES: DHS, Ashley Ludwig 6-9-2–17. MHS, Ree Metz 6-9-11–26.