The Detroit Lakes girls hockey team announced season awards this week.

The Lakers continued a standard of excellence in the classroom. Detroit Lakes was named the Section 8A team academic champions and the Class A state academic champions with a cumulative grade point average of 3.968.

This is the second straight year the Lakers have been state academic champions.

Four Lakers were named to the Mid-State All-Conference team: senior forward Madyson Melgard, junior defenseman McKenna Burhans, sophomore forward Emma Coley and junior goalie Leah Honer.

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Senior defensemen Sara Freeman and Payton Schiltz earned honorable mention.

Freeman, Melgard and Schiltz were academic all-state award winners.