MARSHFIELD – Marshfield exploded for four goals in the second period and went on to a 7-1 rout of Black River Falls in a nonconference boys hockey game Friday night at the Marshfield Area Ice Arena.
Evan Weister scored with 8 seconds to go in the first period and Marshfield kept that momentum rolling into the second, scoring four times, three coming within the first six minutes.
Noah Peterson, Payton Smith, Henry Hoerneman and Nick Urban had goals for Marshfield as it busted out to a 5-0 lead.
Urban scored again 2:32 into the third and Sawyer Schindler added a goal later in the period for Marshfield.
A.J. Trierweiler had 26 saves in goal for Marshfield (11-8-1).
Marshfield returns to action Tuesday at Merrill against Merrill/Wausau East.
Marshfield 7, Black River Falls 1 Black River Falls 0 0 1 – 1 Marshfield 1 4 2 – 7 First period: 1. M, Evan Weister (Josh Gruen), 16:52. Second period: 2. M, Noah Peterson, pp., 2:25; 3. M, Payton Smith (Sawyer Schindler, Nick Urban), 4:18; 4. M, Henry Hoerneman (Ian Haugen), 5:48; 5. M, Urban (Smith, Peterson), 16:28. Third period: 6. M, Urban (Schindler), sh., 2:32; 7. BRF, Malachi Berry, 8;25; 8. M, Schindler, 10:16. Saves: BRF, Aydan Krau 33; M, A.J. Trierweiler 26. Records: Black River Falls 8-10; Marshfield 11-8-1.