Tuesday, Nov. 28
Lewiston-Altura 71, La Crescent 44
LA CRESCENT — Fans got a look at coach Ryan Niemeier’s newly installed run and gun style of play, as the Lancers distressed the Cardinals with constant pressure in the first half and worked to cut the lead to around 10. But the Cardinals got rolling in the second half, and ran away with the season-opening victory.
Winona 6, La Crescent 1
LA CRESCENT — Roman Grulkowski netted a hat trick in his first game of the season for Winona, as the Winhawks topped the Lancers despite getting three less shots on goal. Winona goalie Alex Benson tallied 25 saves, but had his shutout ruined by Alex Boudreau’s goal late in the third period.