CROSBY- Zach Engen opened the scoring for Crosby-Ironton/Aitkin and added two assists as the Grizzlies lost to Ely 5-4 in boys' hockey Tuesday.
Eddy DeCent, Matt Dragovich and Brandon Sterling had the other Grizzlies goals. Alex Brown made 67 saves for C-I/A.
Ely 0 3 2 - 5
Crosby-Ironton/Aitkin 3 1 0 - 4
First period - CI-Zach Engen (unassisted) 9:35; CI-Eddy DeCent (Engen, Sam Beseres) 11:41; CI-Matt Dragovich (Engen) 16:51.
Second period - E-Atte Riihela (Jordan Richards) 6:04; E-Richards (Jake Chamberlin) PPG 10:26; CI-Brandon Sterling (Beseres, Derik Midthun) PPG 13:46; E-Travis Erzar (Charlie Kellermen, David Mills) PPG 16:58
Third period - E-Riihela (Erzar) 2:25; E-Paul Starkovich (Eric Urbas, Richie Milovich) 3:36;
Shots on goal - E-72, CIA-34
Goalies - E-Warren Burger (9 saves), Ryan Puzel ( 21 saves); CIA Alex Brown (67 saves)
Conference - C-I-A 1-1. Overall - C-I-A 1-3. Next game - C-I-A at Detroit Lakes 7 p.m. Friday.
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