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January 22, 2014

Red Storm end losing streak, defeat Shamrocks

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.

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