Published November 23 2012
LaCoe scores two goals as Packers win boys hockey openerWEST FARGO – Derrick LaCoe scored two goals as West Fargo defeated Bismarck 5-1 in the North Dakota boys hockey opener for both teams Friday.
Bailey Vareberg made 25 saves for the Packers, while C.J. Lenzmeier added a goal and two assists.
FIRST PERIOD: 1, WF, LaCoe (Nelson) 2:36. 2, WF, Crouse (Matzke, Lenzmeier) 14:00.
SECOND PERIOD: 3, WF, Berginski (Fretheim, Lenzmeier) 1:21.
THIRD PERIOD: 4, B, Irey (Goulet, Matzke) 7:15. 5, WF, LaCoe (Guidinger, Nelson) 11:55 (pp). 6. WF, Lenzmeier (Rowland) 12:40 (pp).
SAVES: WF, Vareberg 8-9-8–25. B, Schwehr 7-10-11–28.