Dickinson High Midgets girls hockey closes out season

SIDNEY, Mont. -- Though it wasn't on a winning note, the Dickinson High girls hockey team's seniors got one last moment together.The seniors were kept together on the ice as the final buzzer sounded, ending Dickinson's season, as Sidney defeated ...

SIDNEY, Mont. - Though it wasn’t on a winning note, the Dickinson High girls hockey team’s seniors got one last moment together.
The seniors were kept together on the ice as the final buzzer sounded, ending Dickinson’s season, as Sidney defeated the Midgets 5-1 Thursday night.
“We were able to get our seniors out for a shift together at the end of the night,” Dickinson head coach Al Takle said. “That was a nice moment.”
Bryana Christensen scored two goals, one in the first period, while Danielle Steinley and Alexia Berube also scored in the opening frame to give Sidney a 3-0 lead to start the game.
“We started the game flat and got down in the first period,” Takle said. “We were missing one of our top forwards which caused us to struggle breaking out of our end.”
However, Paige Schweitzer scored in the second on assists by Kira Zastoupil and Hallie Hoffer on a power play, showing the Midgets (4-15, 4-12 West Region) still had some fight left.
Grace Kraiter totaled a game-high 24 saves for Dickinson.
“We made some adjustments in the second,” Takle said, “and we played pretty for the rest of the game.”

D 0 1 0 – 1
S 3 1 1 – 5
FIRST PERIOD: 1, S, Danielle Steinley (Bryana Christensen), 9:20. 2, S, Christensen (Jordan Baxter), 5:47 (sh). 3, S, Alexia Berube, 2:18 (pp).
SECOND PERIOD: 4, S, Christensen (Jenna Baxter), 6:27 (sh). 5, D, Paige Schweitzer (Kira Zastoupil, Hallie Hoffer), 0:10 (pp).
THIRD PERIOD: 6, S, Cortney Hecker (Brooke Franklin) 16:21.
SAVES: S, Micala Morehouse 4-3-4-11. D, Grace Kraiter 8-9-7-24.

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