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Lamb nets six in Dodge County victory

By Staff, 03/30/21, 8:45PM CDT

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Wildcats advance to semifinals with 7-3 win

Brody Lamb, the state’s leading scorer, put on a scoring display Tuesday evening in the Class A quarterfinals at the Xcel Energy Center. Lamb, a junior forward, scored six goals to lead Dodge County to a 7-3 win over No. 1 seed Hermantown.

All but three of No. 1 seed Hermantown’s varsity members were quarantined for COVID-19 exposure and missed Tuesday’s quarterfinal.

Lamb’s six goals pushes his total to 48 goals and 82 points. He has scored two or more goals in 13-straight games and now has six games with three or more goals.

Lamb scored his first goal on a rebound then used a backhand shot 33 seconds later for his second goals midway through the first period. Dodge County eventually led 4-0 after his second-period goal. Hermantown got on the scoreboard with a power-play goal by Cameron Pietrusa.

Lamb opened the scoring in the third period before the Hawks answered with two goals to make it 5-3 when Zam Plante scored with 3:01 remaining. Lamb scored an empty-net goal with 1:29 remaining before netting his sixth goal with 60 seconds left.

Plante, a sophomore foroward, led the Hermantown with a goal and two assists. Pietrusa recorded an assist to go with this second-period goal and Alex King added two assists for Hermantown, 19-2.

Matt Donovan was credited with four assists for Dodge County, now 18-3-1.
 

Key Moment

Lamb’s empty-net goal with 89 seconds remaining dashed Hermantown’s comeback hopes.
 

Three Stars

  1. Lamb. The state’s leading scorer has now scored two or more goals now in 13-straight games.
  2. Donovan. The junior forward now has 54 points (25 goals/29 assists) after assisting on Lamb’s first three goals.
  3. Plante. After suffering an injury March 8, he came back and led Hermantown's comeback hopes.
     

Up Next

Dodge County advances to in Friday’s 1 p.m. semifinal.

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