Marshfield boys hockey outlasts Sparta
Tigers win second game in a row
By Paul Lecker
MARSHFIELD — Zach Schmidt scored twice, and Evan Weister added another goal to lift the Marshfield boys hockey team to a 3-1 victory over Sparta in a nonconference game Thursday at the Marshfield Youth Ice Arena.
After Sparta scored six minutes into the game, Schmidt tied it 2:08 later.
Schmidt added another goal late in the second period, and Weister scored with five minutes remaining in the game on a power play for the Tigers.
Isaac Wellens had a pair of assists for Marshfield, which is now 4-7-1 after winning its second game in a row.
Haydon Roy-Peterson had 14 saves in goal for the Tigers.
Marshfield hosts Wausau West in a Wisconsin Valley Conference game Saturday at 7 p.m. The game is a make-up from a game postponed on Tuesday.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Tigers 3, Spartans 1
Sparta 1 0 0 – 1
Marshfield 1 1 1 – 3
First period: 1. S, Derrick Page (Jack Steinhoff), 6:00; 2. M, Zach Schmidt (Evan Weister, Isaac Wellens), 8:08.
Second period: 3. M, Schmidt (Ben Baur), 13:22.
Third period: 4. M, Weister (Justin Stanek, Wellens), pp., 12:00.
Saves: S, Nathan Thompson 22; M, Haydon Roy-Peterson 14.
Records: Sparta 2-8; Marshfield 4-7-1.