MINOCQUA – Lakeland scored three goals in the final two minutes of the third period to defeat Marshfield 4-2 in a nonconference boys hockey game Friday at the Lakeland Hawks Ice Arena.
Marshfield led 2-1 after a goal by Sawyer Schindler in the first period and another from Payton Smith with 3:05 remaining in the third period.
The Tigers couldn’t hold on, however, as Lakeland scored three times late to pull away.
Brayden Warchol scored with two minutes remaining and added another goal with 50 seconds to go to give the Thunderbirds (10-3) the lead. Aden Thiessen added a goal on an empty net with 16 seconds left to finish off the victory.
Marshfield (9-8-1) hosts D.C. Everest for a Wisconsin Valley Conference game at 7 p.m. Tuesday. The game will be live at zaleskisports.com.
Thunderbirds 4, Tigers 2
Marshfield 1 0 1 - 2
Lakeland 0 1 3 - 4
First period: 1. M, Sawyer Schlindler (Noah Peterson, Tommy Cashmer), 1:56.
Second period: 2. L, Teag Wagner (Thomas McCumber), 9:01.
Third period: 3. M, Payton Smith (Schindler, Tristan Reissmann), 13:55; 4. L, Brayden Warchol (J.J. Albee, Wagner), 15:00; 5. L, Warchol (Wagner), pp., 16:10; 6. L, Aden Thiessen (Tyler Godfrey, Cody Olson), en, 16:44.
Saves: M, Cole Halvorsen 24; L, Max Masayesva 27.
Records: Marshfield 9-8-1; Lakeland 10-3.