Marshfield boys hockey beats Merrill for first WVC win
Roy-Peterson has 28 saves for Tigers
By Paul Lecker
MERRILL — Marshfield scored three unanswered goals during the final two periods to edge Merrill 3-1 and grab its first Wisconsin Valley Conference boys hockey victory of the season on Thursday at the Smith Center.
Merrill led 1-0 after the first period before Collin Barth, Scotty Berg, and Ryan Krueger scored for the Tigers as they pulled away for the victory.
Haydon Roy-Peterson did the rest, saving 28 shots in goal for Marshfield (5-14-1, 1-9 Wisconsin Valley Conference).
Kruger and Isaac Wellens had assists for the Tigers.
Marshfield hosts D.C. Everest on Tuesday.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Tigers 3, Bluejays 1
Marshfield 0 2 1 – 3
Merrill 1 0 0 – 1
First period: 1. MER, James Pawlicki (Christian Matson), 9:59.
Second period: 2. MAR, Collin Barth, 12:02; 3. MAR, Scotty Bert (Ryan Krueger), 14:01.
Third period: 4. MAR, Krueger (Isaac Wellens), 13:19.
Saves: MAR, Haydon Roy-Peterson 28; MER, Bryce Broeking 44.
Records: Marshfield 5-14-1, 1-9 Wisconsin Valley Conference; Merrill 4-15-1, 2-8 WVC.