Huskies top Austin girls 8-1

Published 11:17 pm Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Austin seventh-grade goalie Allison Hoban stopped this shot by Owatonna's Cailyn McCauley (14), but the Huskies scored eight times in a Big Nine victory Tuesday in Owatonna. - Ian Stauffer/People's Press

The Owatonna girls hockey team put Austin away in the opening period as they won 8-1 in Owatonna Tuesday.

The Packers (2-5 overall, 0-4 overall) allowed six goals in the first period, including five in the last two and half minutes of the period.

“We’ve got to find a way to win in the Big Nine,” Austin head coach Denny Bray said. “But our girls didn’t quit and I’m proud of them. They skated hard to the end.”

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In all, the Huskies (3-1 overall, 2-0 Big Nine) out-shot Austin 54-14.

The Packers lone goal came from Kirsten Stanek in the second period.

Sam LeBarron had 11 saves and allowed all six first period goals and Allison Hoban stopped 35 of the 37 shots she saw in relief.


Austin         0 1 0 — 1

Owatonna 6 0 2 — 8

First period

(O) Emily Cochran (powerplay) (Cailyn McCauley, Payton Noble) 4:32

(O) Shelby Noble (Aimee Goodaw) 14:41

(O) Ashley Kniefel (Lauren Spatenka) 14:54

(O) Payton Noble (powerplay) (McCauley) 15:05

(O) Goodew 16:24

(O) McCauley (Kelsey Rohrig) 16:59

Second period

(A) Kirsten Stanek (Alex Larson, Ashley Arhart) 1:23

Third period

(O) McCauley (Jamie Kiefer, Abby Sawyer) 13:04

(O) McCauley (Sawyer) 16:51