Marshfield boys hockey rallies to beat Tomahawk, snaps four-game losing streak
Ryan Krueger has two goals, assist for Tigers
By Paul Lecker
TOMAHAWK — Ryan Krueger and Isaac Wellens both scored in the final five minutes to lift the Marshfield boys hockey team to a 6-4 victory over Tomahawk in a nonconference matchup Thursday night at Sara Park Ice Arena.
Six of the game’s 10 goals came in the third period of the wild affair.
Blaine Nienast scored 1:29 into the third to put Marshfield up 3-2, but the lead was short-lived.
Tomahawk scored twice in 30 seconds to regain the lead before Klaus Friedli scored off an assist from Jon Wittman and tied it for the Tigers with 9:08 to go.
Krueger scored five minutes later, and Wellens netted a goal with 1:24 to go to push the Tigers to the win as they ended a four-game losing streak.
Wittman scored in the first period, and Krueger added a goal in the second for Marshfield as the game was tied 2-2 heading into the third.
Haydon Roy-Peterson had 25 saves in goal for Marshfield (4-11-1).
Patrick Setala scored twice for Tomahawk (3-10-1).
Marshfield hosts Rhinelander in another nonconference game at 7 p.m. Friday at the Marshfield Youth Ice Arena.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Tigers 6, Hatchets 4
Marshfield 1 1 4 – 6
Tomahawk 0 2 2 – 4
First period: 1. M, Jon Wittman, 16:23.
Second period: 2. T, Patrick Setala (Steven Renn), 1:21; 3. M, Ryan Krueger (Isaac Wellens), 6:02; 4. T, Renn, 16:42.
Third period: 5. M, Blaine Nienast (Logan Cerney), 1:29; 6. T, Setala (Renn), 6:29; 7. T, Jordan Tomaszewski (Renn, Jakob Panzer), 6:58; 8. M, Klaus Friedli (Wittman), 7:52; 9. M, Krueger, 12:32; 10. M, Wellens (Krueger), 15:36.
Saves: M, Haydon Roy-Peterson 25; T, Daniel Hanke 26.
Records: Marshfield 4-11-1; Tomahawk 3-10-1.