RHINELANDER STARTS QUICK, DEFEATS MARSHFIELD IN NONCONFERENCE BOYS HOCKEY
RHINELANDER – Rhinelander scored three times in the opening 2½ minutes and held on to win a wild 8-5 boys hockey game over Marshfield on Wednesday at the Rhinelander Ice Arena.
Leo Losch, J.C. Adams and Harlan Wojtski scored in a one-minute span to give the Hodags a quick 3-0 lead, one they never relinquished.
Ian Haugen and Tristan Reissmann scored to bring Marshfield back to within one, before Rhinelander scored four of the next five goals to take a commanding lead.
Nick Urban, Ben Konrardy and Haugen added goals over the final two periods for Marshfield, which falls to 4-4.
Marshfield will be back in action Tuesday at home against Waupaca.
Hodags 8, Tigers 5
Marshfield 2 1 2 - 5
Rhinelander 4 2 2 - 8
First period: 1. RH, Leo Losch (Layne Roeser, Joey Belanger), pp., 2:39; 2. RH, J.C. Adams, 2:54; 3. RH, Harlan Wojtsik (Joe Schneider, Jake Losch), 3:31; 4. M, Ian Haugen (Sawyer Schindler, Nick Urban), 4:55; 5. M, Tristan Reissmann (Tyler Reissmann, Cole Halvorsen), 13:24; 6. RH, Wojtusik, 13:53.
Second period: 7. M, Urban (Haugen, Damyon Hains), 8:02; 8. RH, Schneider (Belanger, Schneider), 12:14; 9. RH, Schneider (Wojtusik, J. Losch), 12:31.
Third period: 10. RH, Schneider (J. Losch), 0:51; 11. M, Ben Konrardy (Hains), 1:10; 12. RH, Belanger (Schneider), 7:23; 13. M, Haugen, 10:20.
Saves: M, Halvorsen 33; RH, Caleb Shefveland 27.
Records: Marshfield 4-4; Rhinelander 6-2.