MARSHFIELD – Leo Losch scored 3:18 into overtime to lift Rhinelander to a come-from-behind 4-3 victory over Marshfield in a nonconference boys hockey game Tuesday at the Marshfield Ice Arena.
Marshfield led 3-2 after goals from Noah Peterson and Jacek Mancheski in the first period, and Henry Hoerneman 1:48 into the third period.
The Tigers maintained their slim lead until Rhinelander’s Zach Edyvean scored with 2:15 remaining and the game went into overtime where Losch won it.
Cole Halvorsen had 32 saves in goal for Marshfield (4-3). Garrett Kulhanek saved 28 shots for the Hodags (5-2).
Marshfield plays a Wisconsin Valley Conference game at D.C. Everest on Thursday at 7 p.m. Rhinelander returns to Great Northern Conference action Thursday at home against Tomahawk.
Hodags 4, Tigers 3 (OT)
Rhinelander 1 1 1 1 - 4
Marshfield 2 0 1 0 - 3
First period: 1. RH, Leo Losch (Joey Belanger, Gavin Denis), pp., 4:31; 2. M, Noah Peterson, 5:05; 3. M, Jacek Mancheski (Payton Smith), 13:11.
Second period: 4. RH, Belanger (Carter Detinne, A.J. Turek), 0:59.
Third period: 5. M, Henry Hoerneman (Peterson), 1:48; 6. RH, Zach Edyvean, 14:45.
Overtime: 7. RH, Losch, 3:18.
Saves: RH, Garrett Kulhanek 28; M, Cole Halvorsen 32.
Records: Rhinelander 5-2; Marshfield 4-3.