WAUSAU WEST SENDS MARSHFIELD BOYS HOCKEY TO FIRST CONFERENCE LOSS
MARSHFIELD – Wausau West scored four times in the third period to pull away and defeat Marshfield 6-1 in a Wisconsin Valley Conference boys hockey game Tuesday at the Marshfield Ice Arena.
Grant Halmstad had a hat trick for West, which is now 3-0 overall and in the Wisconsin Valley Conference.
Seth Peterson scored off assists from Sawyer Schindler and Payton Smith for Marshfield’s only goal 3:04 in the third period.
Marshfield falls to 3-3 overall and 3-1 in the Valley. The Tigers will play at Tomahawk at 1 p.m. Tuesday.
Warriors 6, Tigers 1
Wausau West 0 2 4 - 6
Marshfield 0 0 1 - 1
Second period: 1. WW, Grant Halmstad, 3:15; 2. WW, Carson Kleiber (Cade Gruber, Judah Leder), 14:04.
Third period: 3. M, Seth Peterson (Sawyer Schindler, Payton Smith), pp., 3:04; 4. WW, No. 10 (no name provided) (Judah Leder), 5:38; 5. WW, Halmstad (Conner Healy, Tyler Cleveland), 5:55; 6. WW, Brady Cleveland (Ryan Ellis), 10:47; 7. WW, Halmstad (Gruber, B. Cleveland), 12:14.
Penalties: WW 7; M 3.
Saves: WW, Adam Prokop 20; M, Cole Halvorsen 23.
Records: Wausau West 3-0 overall and Wisconsin Valley Conference; Marshfield 3-3, 3-1 Wisconsin Valley Conference.