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Austin girls hockey team beats New Ulm 4-1

The Austin girls hockey team held New Ulm (9-9-1 overall) to 18 shots on goal in a 4-1 win in Riverside Arena Saturday.

The Packers (9-13 overall) out-shot New Ulm 21-6 in the second period as Chloe Summerfield and Abby Gallaher posted goals to make it a 3-1 Austin lead going into the third period.

“Our defense did an excellent job of keeping their forwards out of the slot,” Austin head coach Denny Bray said.

SCORING SUMMARY

New Ulm 1 0 0 — 1

Austin 1 2 1 — 4

(N) Brittany Denn 6:07

(A) Carley Grunewald (Kennedy Thompson) 10:51

Second period

(A) Chloe Summerfield (Vanessa Talamantes) :53

(A) Abby Gallaher (powerplay) (Thompson, Summerfield) 5:54

Third period

(A) Gallaher 12:49