REEDSBURG/WISCONSIN DELLS/MAUSTON USES THIRD-PERIOD SURGE TO DOWN WISCONSIN RAPIDS BOYS HOCKEY
BARABOO – Reedsburg/Wisconsin Dells/Mauston scored three unanswered goals in the third period to defeat Wisconsin Rapids 5-2 at the Wisconsin Dells Boys Hockey Tournament on Thursday at Poppy Waterman Ice Arena.
Josh Dekarske scored in the first period and Carson Gunderson added a goal in the second for Wisconsin Rapids to tie the game at 2-2.
RWDM broke the game open late with three goals in the final 7 minutes, two by Clayton Pfaff.
Dakota Blasky had 26 saves in goal for Wisconsin Rapids.
Rapids (7-4) returns to Wisconsin Valley Conference play on Tuesday at home against D.C. Everest.
Reedsburg/Wisconsin Dells/Mauston 5, Wisconsin Rapids 2
Wisconsin Rapids 1 1 0 - 2
RWDM 1 1 3 - 5
First period: 1. WR, Josh Dekarske (Carsen Gause), 0:33; 2. R, Brady Baldwin (Tomas Korndorfer), 10:11.
Second period: 3. R, Caden Brandt (Trevor Slaght), 0:26; 4. WR, Carson Gunderson (Dekarske), pp., 5:09.
Third period: 5. R, Clayton Pfaff (Brandt, Slaght), pp., 8:12; 6. R, Brandt (Pfaff), 15:24; 7. R, Pfaff, 16:29.
Saves: WR, Dakota Blasky 26; W, Cooper Oakes 26.
Records: Wisconsin Rapids 7-4; Reedsburg/Wisconsin Dells/Mauston 9-5.