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Dickinson girls skate away from Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS -- Closing the game with four unanswered goals, the Dickinson High girls hockey team picked up a 4-1 victory against Grand Forks in the state tournament consolation bracket from the Olympic Arena.

GRAND FORKS - Closing the game with four unanswered goals, the Dickinson High girls hockey team picked up a 4-1 victory against Grand Forks in the state tournament consolation bracket from the Olympic Arena.

The Midgets will face Minot on Saturday, Feb. 24 in the fifth place consolation game.

Grand Forks scored the game’s opening goal just three minutes into the first period when junior defender Payton Kriewald finished a setup from junior forward Katelin Petersen.

That was the only mistake Midgets junior goaltender Baylee Kram made the entire night, stopping 32-of-33 shots her way.

Early in the second period, Dickinson equalized off of an unassisted goal from sophomore defender Taia Klaman. Later in the frame, Klaman assisted junior forward Kennedy Kuntz on would be the eventual game-winner.

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Sophomore forward Ali Lafond and Klaman added goals in the third period to ice it.  

Dickinson High 4, Grand Forks 1D 0 2 2 - 4GF 1 0 0 - 1 FIRST PERIOD: 1, GF, Payton Kriewald (Katelin Petersen), 2:59. SECOND PERIOD: 1, D, Taia Klaman, 3:34. 2, D, Kennedy Kuntz (Klaman), 13:50. THIRD PERIOD: 1, D, Ali Lafond, 2:17. 2, D, Klaman, 16:17. SAVES: D, Baylee Kram 13-11-8-32. GF, Teresa Mattson 4-5-11-20.

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