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Hastings falls to Roseville, 6-3, in SEC matchup

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Hastings falls to Roseville, 6-3, in SEC matchup
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Six third-period goals by Roseville doomed the Hastings girls hockey team in a 6-3 loss on Friday.

Hastings fell behind 2-0 in the first period, but got a goal with just 21 seconds left in the first period to make the score 2-1. The goal was scored by Sami Claussen, assisted by Kiki Radke.

After a scoreless second period, Roseville opened the scoring early in the third period with a goal at 2:12.

Hastings countered with another goal by Claussen, assisted by Natalie Simons and Radke. That goal, at 9:31, made the score 3-2.

Just 10 seconds later, though, Roseville added a goal to go up 4-2.

Roseville scored again just 40 seconds later, taking a 5-3 lead.

Hastings added a goal by Simons, assisted by Claussen and Radke.

Roseville then added a late goal and went on to win 6-3.

Brooke Weber made 15 saves on 21 shots.

Hastings had 25 shots on goal.

"We came out and played very hard against a highly ranked team," coach Jeff Corkish said. "We controlled a lot of the game in their offensive zone, but could not get the quality chances that we needed to put them on their heels and tip the momentum into our favor. They always seemed to come back and get a bounce to lie in front of the net ending in a goal for them."

Hastings is now 4-5-3 in league play.

Chad Richardson
Chad Richardson is the publisher and editor at the Hastings Star Gazette. He was the general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He previously worked at the Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.
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