MADISON – The Stevens Point boys hockey team dropped a 4-2 decision to Madison Edgewood in a nonconference game Tuesday at the LaBahn Arena.
Aidan Lenz scored twice as Edgewood (8-3) built a 3-0 lead midway through the second period.
Kade Smigaj scored with 2:01 left in the second period and added another goal 2:50 into the third for Stevens Point to cut its deficit to 3-2, but the Panthers couldn’t find a way to tie it up.
Matt Richter added a goal for Edgewood with less than two minutes remaining to finish off the scoring.
Stevens Point (5-2) plays a Wisconsin Valley Conference game at Wausau West on Thursday. The game, at the Marathon Park Ice Arena, begins at 7:15 p.m.
Crusaders 4, Panthers 2
Stevens Point 0 1 1 - 2
Madison Edgewood 1 2 1 - 4
First period: 1. ME, Aidan Lenz (Cody Menzel), 15:37.
Second period: 2. ME, Lenz (Menzel, J.J. Wiebusch), 3:30; 3. ME, Menzel (Wiebusch, Bennett Cagle), 8:16; 4. SP, Kade Smigaj (Jackson Schroeder), 14:59.
Third period: 5. SP, Smigaj (Michael Friese), pp., 2:50; 6. ME, Matt Richter (Nick McCann, Paul Sergenian), 15:25.
Saves: SP, Jonathon Nafe 27; ME, Rowan White 25.
Records: Stevens Point 5-2; Madison Edgewood 8-3.