Blue Jays Roundup: Mandan skates past girls hockey
The Jamestown High School girls hockey team was in action on Jan. 5.
JAMESTOWN — Andy Fitzgerald and the Blue Jays are starting off the January grind with a couple of tough matchups but they are battling to the end.
The Jays dropped 5-2 to Mandan Thursday evening. The loss puts them at 2-7 in the state standings and 3-7 overall. The Jays have got West Fargo United on Tuesday. The game is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m at Wilson Arena.
Mandan jumped out to a 3-0 start but senior captain Bernadette Belzer cut the lead to two with a goal scored off an assist from Ellie Krueger to make it 3-1 Mandan.
Krueger followed up her assist with a goal to make it 3-2 Braves. Mandan capped off the night with two more goals to end it 5-2.
Mandan 5, Jamestown 2
MAN 1 2 2 — 5
JHS 0 1 1 — 2
1. MAN, Mikayla Fleck (Mckenzie Yantzer, Madison Hertz), 13:28.
2. MAN, Hertz (Fleck, Yantzer), 2:18; 3. MAN, Hertz (unassisted), 6:55; 4. JHS, Bernadette Belzer (Ellie Krueger), 11:06.
5. JHS, Krueger (Belzer, Mazie Ludwig), 4:37; 6. MAN, Kenlee Edland (K. Gerhardt, Afton Leingang), 7:55; 7. MAN, Tayah Myhre (unassisted), 13:25.
Goalie saves: Mandan, Keiley Bures, 8-6-6— 20; Jamestown 14-15-13—42.
Penalties: Mandan 4 for 11 minutes; Jamestown 3 for 6 minutes.