Point-Rapids-Marshfield beats Waupaca in overtime to advance in WIAA playoffs
Red Panthers play at Central Wisconsin Storm on Tuesday in sectionals semifinal
By Paul Lecker
WAUPACA — Carolyn Storch scored 50 seconds into overtime to lift the Point-Rapids-Marshfield girls hockey team to a 3-2 victory over Waupaca in a WIAA regional final on Thursday night at the Waupaca Expo Center.
Kaylee Bruneau and Bryar Brooks added goals for the Red Panthers (7-15-2), who advance to a WIAA sectional semifinal Tuesday at No. 1 seed Central Wisconsin Storm (19-4-1).
Madi Hall had seven saves in goal for Point-Rapids-Marshfield. PRM outshot the Comets (11-14) 17-9 in a defensive battle.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Red Panthers 3, Comets 2 (OT)
Point-Rapids-Marshfield 0 1 1 1 – 3
Waupaca 0 1 1 0 – 2
Second period: 1. W, Markie Ash, 13:09; 2. PRM, Kaylee Bruneau (Emily Exner, Savannah Duckett), 16:04.
Third period: 3. PRM, Bryar Brooks (Katrina Hassig, Hailey Her), 11:15; 4. W, Ash (Katrina Otter-Giese), 13:11.
Overtime: 5. PRM, Carolyn Storch, 0:50.
Saves: PRM, Madi Hall 7; W, Cassie Rassmussen 14.
Records: Point-Rapids-Marshfield 7-15-2; Waupaca 11-14.