Marshfield boys hockey falls to Wausau East
Tigers now 0-6 in WVC
By Paul Lecker
MARSHFIELD — After an early Marshfield goal, Wausau East scored five-straight times and went on to defeat the Tigers 5-3 in a Wisconsin Valley Conference boys hockey matchup Tuesday night at the Marshfield Youth Ice Arena.
Isaac Wellens scored 1:56 into the game for the Tigers before East erupted with two goals in the first period and three more in the second to take a commanding 5-1 lead.
Landon Dehnel scored twice, and Gabe McGinnity had assists for the Lumberjacks, who improve to 2-10 overall and 2-2 in the Wisconsin Valley Conference.
The Tigers remain winless (0-6) in the conference and falls to 3-10-1 overall.
Ryan Krueger and Wellens had goals in the closing minutes for Marshfield to tighten the margin.
Marshfield’s next game is Thursday at first-place Wausau West.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Lumberjacks 5, Tigers 3
Wausau East 2 3 0 – 5
Marshfield 1 0 2 – 3
First period: 1. M, Isaac Wellens (Scott Berg), 1:56; 2. WE, Joseph Boutain (Gabe McGinnity), 9:15; 3. WE, Landon Dehnel, 12:46.
Second period: 4. WE, Phil Peacy (McGinnity), 2:22; 5. WE, Dehnel, 9:17; 6. WE, Ian Raddatz (Steve Martell), 11:13.
Third period: 7. M, Ryan Krueger (Wellens), 13:54; 8. M, Wellens (Krueger, Nate Boson), 16:11.
Saves: WE, Austin Jensen 22; M, Haydon Roy-Peterson 15.
Records: Wausau East 2-10, 2-2 Wisconsin Valley Conference; Marshfield 3-10-1, 0-6 WVC.