The Morris Benson Area girls' hockey team was in the game Saturday at Luverne until the third period when the Cardinals took the lead and went on to a 6-3 victory.
The Storm got on the board first when Morgan DeHaan scored early off assists from Danielle Moseng and Clarissa Blake. Luverne answered midway through the period. The Storm regained a short-lived lead when DeHaan scored unassisted, only to have Luverne tie it up 10 seconds later. Luverne scored in the final minute to take a 3-2 lead into the first break.
The Storm tied it up on a power play late in the second. Emily Walz scored on an assist from Hanna Lindblad for the only goal of the second period.
Luverne took over in the third with a 19-2 shot advantage. The Cardinals scored three unanswered goals, two on power plays, for the win.
Shianne Wold stopped 43 shots in the Storm's net. Cardinal Kennedy Gonnerman recorded 14 saves.
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Morris Benson 2 1 0 -- 3
Luverne 3 0 3 -- 6 FIRST PERIOD - MBA: Morgan DeHaan (Danielle Moseng, Clarissa Blake) 3:36; L: Makayla Sterrett (Carly Serie) 8:14; MBA: DeHaan 11:55; L: Madisyn Dingmann (Ellen Dahl, Sterrett) 12:05; L: Dahl (Sterrett) 16:32
SECOND PERIOD - MBA: Emily Walz (Hanna Lindblad) 14:32 pp
THIRD PERIOD - L: Serie (Dingmann, Sterrett) 9:35 pp; L: Dingmann (Dahl) 11:57 pp; L: Monique Aanenson (Mariah Aukes) 16:57
PENALTIES - MBA: 1-0-2 - 3; L: 0-1-0 - 1
GOALIE SAVES - MBA: Shianne Wold 43; L: Kennedy Gonnerman 14