The Eden Prairie girls hockey team jumped out to a 3-0 first-period lead and cruised the rest of the way to a 9-1 win over Chaska/Chanhassen Tuesday night at the Chaska Community Center.
Seven different players scored for the Eagles, who were led with two goals from both sophomore forward Lauren Pottinger and senior forward/captain Paige Holt.
Senior captain Annabel Mehta opened the scoring with an unassisted goal at 7:28 of the first period. Mehta added three assists for the Eagles, who outshot the Stormhawks 29-13.
Eighth-grader Ella Pinnow scored her first varsity goal with a wrist shot from the point in the second period.
Junior forward Lizzie Swartout, recently called up from junior varsity, also scored her first varsity goal with a quick blast from in front of the net.
The Eagles next game is Tuesday, Nov. 29, vs. Blake at the Eden Prairie Community Center.
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