MARSHFIELD – Nick Urban scored a pair of short-handed goals in the second period to lift the Marshfield boys hockey team to a 2-1 win over Wisconsin Rapids in a Wisconsin Valley Conference matchup Thursday at the Marshfield Ice Arena.
After a scoreless first period, Urban scored at the 5:08 and 12:07 mark of the second period to give the Tigers a 2-0 lead.
Carson Gunerson scored for Rapids with 4:43 left but that was all Marshfield would relinquish and held on for the win.
Marshfield (9-7-1, 3-3 Wisconsin Valley Conference) dominated the puck, earning a 38-14 shot advantage. Torger Stachurski had 36 saves in goal for Wisconsin Rapids (7-8-1, 1-4-1 WVC). A.J. Trierweiler saved 13 shots for the Tigers.
Marshfield plays at Lakeland on Tuesday.
Tigers 2, Raiders 1 Wisconsin Rapids 0 0 1 – 1 Marshfield 0 2 0 – 2 Second period: 1. M, Nick Urban (Sawyer Schindler), sh., 5:08; 2. M, Urban, sh., 12:07. Third period: 3. WR, Carson Gunerson, 13:17. Saves: WR, Torger Stachurski 36; M, A.J. Trierweiler 13. Records: Wisconsin Rapids 7-8-1, 1-4-1 Wisconsin Valley Conference; Marshfield 9-7-1, 3-3 Wisconsin Valley Conference.