SARANAC LAKE — Facing a 13-game losing streak, the Saranac Lake girls’ hockey team finally broke through Tuesday.
Morgan Farmer’s game-winning goal with five minutes and 53 seconds gone in the third period helped the Red Storm (2-14) to a 1-0 defeat of Salmon River at the Saranac Lake Civic Center.
Jillian Martin was credited with an assist on Farmer’s tally.
Saranac Lake was outshot in the tilt by a 31-8 margin. Lindsay Reeve stopped all 31 shots faced to earn the shutout.
Abby Grant stopped 7-of-8 shots for the Shamrocks between the pipes.
Saranac Lake 1, Salmon River 0
Salmon River 0 0 0 — 0
Saranac Lake 0 0 1 — 1
Third period- 1, SLCS, Farmer (Martin), 5:53.
Shots: Salmon River 31. Saranac Lake 8.
Saves: Reeve, SLCS, 31. Grant, SR, 7.