Marshfield girls hockey storms back late to beat Badger Thunder
By Paul Lecker
BARABOO — The Marshfield girls hockey team scored three times in the third period to beat the Badger Thunder (Baraboo-Reedsburg co-op) 4-3 in a nonconference game on Friday night at Pierce Park.
Marshfield trailed 3-1 after a goal by the Thunder’s Emma Capener 4:27 into the third period.
From there the Tigers dominated.
Morgan Larson and Lexi Dupee scored on assists from Kaylee Geiger 36 seconds apart to tie it, and Nell Eichten connected on the game-winner on an assist from Kessa Schreiner with 6:35 to go.
Dupee netted Marshfield’s goal in the second period.
Alexis Straughan had 26 saves for the Tigers (3-5).
Marshfield’s next game is Jan. 2 at home against Waupaca.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Tigers 4, Thunder 3
Marshfield 0 1 3 – 4
Badger Thunder 1 1 1 – 3
First period: 1. B, Rachel Pawlak (Kathryn Vander Schaaf), 10:00.
Second period: 2. M, Lexi Dupee (Kaylee Geiger, Gracia Sandok), 2:15; 3. B, Vander Schaaf (Michaela Miller), 11:23.
Third period: 4. B, Emma Capener (Paige Pawlak, R. Pawlak), 4:27; 5. M, Morgan Larson (Geiger), 8:33; 6. M, Dupee (Geiger), 9:09; 7. Nell Eichten (Kessa Schreiner), 10:25.
Saves: M, Alexis Straughan 26; B, Jamie Dutton 30.
Records: Marshfield 3-5; Badger Thunder 2-5.