The Superior High School girls hockey team suffered a pair of loss recently, losing 6-4 at home Friday night to Cambridge-Isanti 5-0 Monday night at Cloquet-Esko-Carlton.
The Spartans led 2-1 over Cambridge-Isanti early in the first period Friday night at the Superior Ice Arena, but the Blue Jackets outscored the Spartans 5-2 the rest of the way for a 6-4 victory.
Cambridge-Istanti took a 1-0 lead 1:21 into the game on a Taylor Bowkir’s goal.
Jenna Martin scored a pair of unassisted goals to give Superior a 2-1 lead at 4:44 of the first period.
The Blue Jackets finished the opening period with two goals, then scored the only goal of the second period before taking a 5-2 lead 4:13 into the third period.
Kari Miller got the Spartans within 5-3 just 39 seconds later with assists from Kailey Buhr and Kaitlyn Mergen.
Cambridge regained a 6-3 lead 11 seconds later when Alyssa Christenson scored with helpers from Jessie Morrison and Shelby Sylueter.
Martin completed her hat trick with the final goal of the game at the 10:41 mark. Buhr and Miller assisted.
Sarah Runser and Kaeli Steltz combined to make 29 saves for Superior. Elizabeth Hafner had 14 saves for Cambridge-Isanti.
Alyssa Acheson and Katie Beckman combined to make six saves as the Lumberjacks blanked the Spartans Monday night in Cloquet.
Makayla Pitt finished with 34 saves for Superior.
The Spartans are at Ashland at 4:30 p.m. Thursday.
Cambridge-Isanti 3 1 2 — 6
Superior 2 0 2 — 4
First Period: 1. CI, Taylor Bowker (Kaity Ripp, Katie McCann), 1:21. 2. SHS, Jenna Martin, 2:45. 3. SHS, Martin, 4:44. 4. CI, McCann, Alex Nelson), 9:57. 5. CI, Shelby Sylueter (Jessie Morrison, Erica Epsen), 11:08.
Second Period: 6. Sylueter (Morrison, Erica Epsen, 11:05
Third Period: 7. CI, Epsen (Kaity Ripp), 4:13. 8. SHS, Kari Miller (Kailey Buhr, Kaitlyn Mergen), 4:52. 9. CI, Alyssa Christianson (Jessie Morrison, Sylueter), 5:03. 10. SHS, Martin (Buhr, Miller), 10:41.
Saves: Elizabeth Hafner, CI 6-4-4—14. Sarah Runser, SHS 9-7-6—22. Kaeli Steltz, SHS x-3-4—7.
Superior 0 0 0 — 0
Cloquet-Esko-Carlton 1 3 1 — 5
First period — 1. CEC, Carley Esse, 11:53.
Second period — 2. CEC, Kalie Shevich (Emily Gustafson, Esse), 7:31; 3. CEC, Gustafson (Kristi Konietzko), 11:26; 4. CEC, Shevich, (Gustafson), 14:37.
Third period — 5. CEC, Jessie Ryan, 13:09 (sh).
Saves — Alyssa Acheson, CEC, 2-2-x—4. Katie Beckman, CEC, x-1-1—2. Makayla Pitt, SHS, 10-15-9—34.