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Boys teams all open on the road

After the COVID-condensed, mask-covered 2020-21 season, winter sports teams are anxious to get back to normal for the 2021-22 season — on time and mask free. For the boys teams that involve Mt. Lake Area athletes, that means an early-season road trip, as the Mt. Lake-Area-Comfrey boys basketball, Windom Area boys hockey and Windom-Mt. Lake wrestlers all open the season on the road.

For more on this story, see the December 1, 2021 issue of the Observer/Advocate and Observer/Advocate e-Edition.

Six earn All-District

Six players from the 9-Man South West Sub-District Champion Mt. Lake Area team were named to the All-Sub-District football team.. All-sub-district honorees for MLA are senior linemen Wyatt Wall and Micah Haberman, senior lineman/linebacker Kade Wassman, senior running back/defensive back Kolby Kremmin, senior fullback/linebacker Micah Holmberg and senior wingback/defensive back Tanner Koetzle. Senior quarterback Marcos DeLeon received honorable mention.

For more on this story, see the December 1, 2021 issue of the Observer/Advocate and Observer/Advocate e-Edition.

Offense revs up in shutout

The Windom Area girls hockey team found its offensive touch last Tuesday night, picking up its first win of the season with a 7-0 shutout at Waseca. The Eagles peppered the Bluejay net with 37 shots in the game and scored four goals in the first period, with three coming in a stretch of less than three minutes. Elly Bang opened the scoring at the 7:01 mark of the period. Then, at the 8:56 mark, Toria Robillard knocked in a rebound of a Presley Dockter shot for a goal. Dockter scored the next Eagle goal herself at the 9:29 mark of the period.

For more on this story, see the December 1, 2021 issue of the Observer/Advocate and Observer/Advocate e-Edition.