BARABOO – The Wisconsin Valley Union girls hockey team, a co-op of Marshfield, Stevens Point, Wisconsin Rapids and Waupaca high schools, fell to 0-3 this season with a 3-2 loss to the Badger Lightning (Baraboo Co-op) on Saturday at the Pierce Park Ice Arena.
Leah Pavelski scored a pair of goals in the third period to tie the game at 2-2 for WVU, but Reese Olson scored on a power play with 1:03 remaining to net the Lightning the go-ahead goal and the victory.
Madison Wagner-Durr had 23 saves in goal for the Union.
WVU returns to action Friday against Medford. The game will be played at the Marshfield Ice Arena starting at 7 p.m.
Lightning 3, Union 2
Wisconsin Valley 0 0 2 - 2
Badger 1 0 2 - 3
First period: 1. B, Signe Begalske (Kayla Capener), 4:48.
Third period: 2. B, Begalske (Reese Olson, Carson Blosenski), 0:08; 3. WV, Leah Pavelski (Maya Hernandez), 1:33; 4. WV, Pavelski, 11:04; 5. B, Olson (Capener, Blosenski), pp., 15:57.
Saves: WV, Madison Wagner-Durr 23; B, Alyssa Gada 24.
Records: Wisconsin Valley 0-3; Badger 3-1.