Apple Valleys Avery Ryan (16) gets the puck past Prior Lakes Olivia Hansen (1) to help lead the Eagles to victory. Photo by Dan Beise SportsEngine
A three-goal third period helped Apple Valley break away from South Suburban Conference rival Prior Lake for a 6-3 win at home Thursday.
It was another strong showing from the Apple Valley (11-4-0, 7-4-0) offense, which coming into Thursday had averaged 4.6 goals per game.
Looking at the box score, it is easy to tell where a large portion of that offense is coming from.
Sisters Marie and Makayla Moran each tallied at least four points for the Eagles’ offense. Marie scored two goals, including the game-winner on the power play, and added three assists. Makayla contributed one goal and three assists.
Marie Moran (15) celebrates with teammate Taylor Cozy (33) after her go-ahead goal. Photo by Dan Beise, SportsEngine
A three-goal third period propelled Apple Valley to a 6-3 home win vs. Prior Lake in a South Suburban Conference game Thursday.
The game was tied 3-3 with 4:44 left in the third period when Marie Moran scored on the power play to give Apple Valley (11-4-0, 7-4-0) its game-winning goal. Moran and her sister, Makayla Moran, tallied points in five of the six goals by Eagles in the conference win. Marie added two assists to her two goals, while Makayla scored one goal with three assists.
Avery Ryan, Faith Dougan, and Mazy Ryan each also recorded a goal.
Lula Swanson led Prior Lake (9-7-1, 4-6-1) with two goals in the loss, with teammate Brooke Holmes also scoring once.
The Lakers Courtney Rook (17) makes a move taking the puck past the neutral zone. Photo by Dan Beise, SportsEngine
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