HUDSON – Hudson held Wisconsin Rapids to just seven shot attempts and earned a 9-0 shutout in a WIAA Division 1 boys hockey regional final Thursday at the Hudson Sports & Civic Center.
Hudson (21-3) scored once in the first period and busted it open with a five-goal season period on its way to the victory.
Gannon Blaiser, Alex Pottratz and Max Gilblin each had two goals for Hudson, which will host Stevens Point in a Division 1 sectional semifinal on Tuesday at 5 p.m.
Milo Spurlin made 53 saves in goal for Wisconsin Rapids (19-7), which was outshot 62-7 in the loss.
Hudson 9, Wisconsin Rapids 0
Wisconsin Rapids 0 0 0 - 0
Hudson 1 5 3 - 9
First period: 1. H, Gannon Blaiser (Brayden Hess, Reese Richardson), 11:18.
Second period: 2. H, Alex Pottratz (Ben Parent, Carson Strapon), 4:52; 3. H, Blaiser (Richardson, Hess), 5:52; 4. H, Pottratz (Brody Dietz, Max Gilblin), 7:15; 5. H, Mathew Maurer (Parent, Zach Kochendorfer), 10:44; 6. H, Giblin (Kochendorfer, Carter Mears), 13:23.
Third period: 7. H, Harrison Ross (Noah Flattum, Dietz), 5:05; 8. H, Giblin (Aiden Tepper-Engh), 6:40; 9. H, Flattum (Oliver Schroeder), 15:58.
Saves: WR, Milo Spurlin 53; H, Aiden Tepper-Engh 7.
Records: Wisconsin Rapids 19-7; Hudson 21-3.