MARSHFIELD – D.C. Everest scored a pair of goals in the final eight minutes to surge past Marshfield for a 3-1 win in a Wisconsin Valley Conference boys hockey game Thursday at the Marshfield Area Ice Arena.
Payton Smith scored on a power-play goal with 2:13 to go in the first period to give Marshfield a 1-0 lead.
D.C. Everest tied the game in the second on a goal by Edie Zynda.
The score remained tied until Grant Oertel scored with 8:17 remaining in the game to give the Evergreens the lead.
Everest added an insurance goal by Colby Schmitt with 1:26 to go.
A.J. Trierweiler had 23 saves in goal for Marshfield, which falls to 10-8-1 overall and 3-4 in the Wisconsin Valley Conference.
Ethan Hunt saved 24 shots for D.C. Everest (10-7-2, 4-2-1 WVC).
Marshfield hosts Black River Falls for a nonconference game Friday at 7 p.m.
Evergreens 3, Tigers 1 D.C. Everest 0 1 2 – 3 Marshfield 1 0 0 – 1 First period: 1. M, Payton Smith (Nick Urban), pp., 14:47. Second period: 2. DC, Edie Zynda (Parker Neitzke, Owne Bunnell), 2:29. Third period: 3. DC, Grant Oertel (Jacob Jakusz, Davis Hackbarth), 8:43; 4. DC, Colby Schmitt (Oertel), 15:34. Saves: DC, Ethan Hunt 24; M, A.J. Trierweiler 23. Records: D.C. Everest 10-7-2, 4-2-1 Wisconsin Valley Conference; Marshfield 10-8-1, 3-4 Wisconsin Valley Conference.