MARSHFIELD – Tyler Reissmann and Payton Smith scored late in the third period to lift the Marshfield boys hockey team to a 5-3 win over D.C. Everest in a Wisconsin Valley Conference matchup on Tuesday at the Marshfield Ice Arena.
Marshfield jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first period on goals by Triston Reissmann and Smith.
D.C. Everest battled back with a pair of power play goals from Eddie Zynda and Thomas Passineau, before Tyler Reissmann scored with six seconds left in the second period to put Marshfield back on top 3-2.
Passineau scored again for the Evergreens with 7:19 remaining to tie it at 3-3, but the Tigers were able to finish strong with Tyler Reissmann and Smith scoring in the final 4:06.
Marshfield improves to 10-8-1 overall and 4-4 in the Wisconsin Valley Conference. D.C. Everest drops to 8-10 and 2-6 in the Valley.
Marshfield will host nonconference games against Mosinee on Thursday and Tomahawk on Saturday. Both games will be live-streamed at zaleskisports.com.
D.C. Everest plays a nonconference game at Ashwaubenon on Friday.
Tigers 5, Evergreens 3
D.C. Everest 0 2 1 - 3
Marshfield 2 1 2 - 5
First period: 1. M, Triston Reissmann, 6:15; 2. M, Payton Smith (Noah Peterson), pp., 13:24.
Second period: 3. DC, Eddie Zynda (Andrew Liegl, Owen Bunnell), pp., 5:45; 4. DC, Thomas Passineau, pp., 15:10; 5. M, Tyler Reissmann (Thomas Cashmer), 16:54.
Third period: 6. DC, Passineau (Kyle Jaglinski, Liegl), 9:41; 7. M, Ty. Reissmann, 12:54; 8. M, Smith (Graydon Anderson), 14:46.
Saves: DC, Breyden Sabatke 23; M, Cole Halvorsen 14.
Records: D.C. Everest 8-10, 2-6 Wisconsin Valley Conference; Marshfield 10-8-1, 4-4 Wisconsin Valley Conference.