Forum staff reports, Published February 02 2013
Nelson's hat trick paces West Fargo's winRUGBY, N.D. – West Fargo’s Blake Nelson scored a hat trick and added an assist to power the Packers to a 7-4 victory over Bottineau-Rugby on Saturday in North Dakota boys hockey.
Derrick LaCoe netted one goal and added two assists for the Packers (7-11). Tyler Berginski added three assists.
Bottineau-Rugby (14-2-1) was led by Harrison Aide with three goals and Cody Longie who tallied two assists.
FIRST PERIOD: 1, WF, Nelson (Berginski, Guidinger), 8:47, (pp). 2, WF, Nelson (LaCoe, Berginski), 11:48.
SECOND PERIOD: 3, WF, Fretheim (Lenzmeier), 2:48. 4, WF, Nelson (Hoy, LaCoe), 5:35. 5, BR, Aide (Amsbaugh), 6:08, (pp). 6, WF, LaCoe (Nelson, Berginski), 7:45. 7, BR, Aide (Longie), 13:47, (pp). 8, BR, Amsbaugh (Aide, Longie), 14:36.
THIRD PERIOD: 9, WF, Coles (Dolan), 7:53. 10, BR, Aide (Amsbaugh, Johnson), 15:13. 11, WF, Lenzmeier (Guidinger), 16:14, (en).
SAVES: WF, Vareberg 10-5-5–20. BR, Monson 17-11-9–37.