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Girls Hockey: CEC shuts out North Shore

North Shore goaltender Maureen Dwyer stops a shot by Cloquet-Esko-Carlton's Kiana Bender during the Tuesday, Jan. 30, game at Northwoods Arena. Dave Harwig/Pine Journal1 / 2
North Shore's Everly Bauck carries the puck past Cloquet-Esko-Carlton's Marina Dostal. Dave Harwig/Pine Journal2 / 2

Third-period goals from Cloquet-Esko-Carlton's Kiana Bender and Taylor Nelson shut out North Shore 2-0 in Cloquet on Tuesday, Jan. 30.

The Storm are next scheduled to host Mahtomedi on Saturday, Feb. 3, at 3 p.m. in Two Harbors. The last regular-season game, also in Two Harbors, is Tuesday, Feb. 6, at 7 p.m. versus Superior.

The Lumberjacks had two games remaining in its regular season as of press time: Thursday, Feb. 1, against Duluth Marshall and Saturday, Feb. 3, against Thief River Falls. The team is battling for third seed in its QRF-ranked section.

North Shore 0-0-0—0

CEC 0-0-2—2

First period — No scoring.

Second period — No scoring.

Third period — 1. Taylor Nelson (sh) (Kiana Bender, Keagen Anderson), 4:23; 2. Bender (Nelson, Emmie Ellena), 11:42.

Saves — Elise Lund, CEC, 19; Maureen Dwyer, NS, 24.