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Prior Lake girls pile it on against Lakeville North in dominating fashion

By Dominic Davis, SportsEngine, 04/25/19, 10:30AM CDT


With five of the Lakers' 16 goals, sophomore Payton Bloedow led an offensive effort that jumped out quick and never let up.

Prior Lake's Payton Bloedow (20) focuses on a loose ball during play Thursday against Lakeville North. Bloedow tallied five goals in the 16-5 Laker victory. Photo by Korey McDermott, SportsEngine.

Prior Lake sophomore Payton Bloedow has a support system at home that helps give her an extra edge and drives her to improve and stay in form.

First report

Prior Lake went on a scoring frenzy with eight goals in each half Thursday, beating Lakeville North 16-5 in a South Suburban Conference game at Lakeville North High School.

Down two goals early in the first half, the Lakers (5-0, 2-0) put up four unanswered goals in five minutes and ended the half on a 7-0 run. Prior Lake, ranked No. 2 in the state coaches’ poll, was led by Payton Bloedow, who scored three of her game-high five goals in the first half.

The Panthers (1-2, 1-1) battled back to get two goals near the end of the half, however, the Lakers found the back of the net with 1:12 left to make the score 8-4 at the break.

The Lakers started the second half on another run, scoring three goals in the first four minutes. Chloe Fisher gave No. 7-ranked Lakeville North its fifth goal (her second) to end Prior Lake’s second scoring run. Emma Stanek contributed two goals for the Panthers.

The Lakers scored five more goals — including three by Mackenzie Salentre — with no Panthers’ response to end the game.

Prior Lake goaltender Grace Mattox (32) looks on during first half action against Lakeville North on Thursday. Mattox stopped 7 of 12 shots in the Lakers' win. Photo by Korey McDermott, SportsEngine.

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