The Little Falls girls' hockey team will send a young lineup onto the ice with 15 underclassmen and no seniors as the Flyers try to improve on last year's 1-16-1 record and last-place finish in the Central Lakes Conference.
The Flyers will be led by junior captain and right-winger Carrie Peterson and sophomore left wing Jenny Orth. Freshmen Nhi Dinh and Melinda Anderson will vie for playing time in goal.
Head coach: Verd Anez
Assistant coaches: Brad Hubred, Katie Hasbargen
Michelle Anez of Little Falls stickhandled up the ice in a game during the 2004-05 season.
Brainerd Dispatch/File photo
Conference: Central Lakes
2004-05 record: 0-7-0 CLC, 1-16-1 overall
Juniors - Carrie Peterson (RW), Raquel Zilka (RW)
Sophomores - Jenny Orth (LW), Abby Smith (C)
Freshmen - Nhi Dinh (G), Maddie Marmon (RW), Courtney Antolik (D), Kayla Bollig (RW), Ashley Wenner (C), Jaci Laporte (LW), Kaitlyn Gerads (D), Melinda Anderson (G)
Eighth graders - Lisa Orth (C), Amber Arndt (C), C.J. Arndt (LW), Brianna Quinn (D), Kara Kempenich (LW), Danielle Burnside (C), Kayla Andrusko (LW), Joy Stumpf (LW), Melissa Vonltter (RW)
Seventh-graders - Mikayla Meyer-Brewer
Blue Devils hope right mix
of players leads to wins
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle/Wadena-Deer Creek girls' hockey team returns a mix of leadership and underclassmen as the Blue Devils have five seniors and 10 underclassmen on this year's squad.
The Blue Devils will be led by senior defensman Alissa Johnson and Jamie Kern and forwards Amanda McManigle, Bailee Beiswenger and Amelia Doth. LP-GE/W-DC will have youth between the posts as sophomore goalie Kayla Guck will see extensive action.
Head coach: Ryan Hanson, Scott King
Blue Devils roster
Seniors - Bailee Beiswenger (F), Jamie Kern (D), Amelia Doth (F), Alissa Johnson (D), Amanda McManigle (F)
Juniors - Heather Bodle (F)
Sophomores - Sam Schultz (D), Sam Lemke (D), Nikki Ecklund (F), Kayla Guck (G)
Freshmen - Alicia Gorka (F), Kayla Wright (F)
Eighth graders - Leah Dykhoff (D), Kellie Kopp (F), Kayla Bjorge (F)
TROY GUNDERSON can be reached at email@example.com or 855-5865.
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