Marshfield boys hockey falls to first-place Stevens Point

first_imgBarth scores Tigers’ lone goalBy Paul LeckerSports ReporterMARSHFIELD — Stevens Point scored once in the final minute of the first period to take the lead and ripped off five more goals to beat Marshfield 6-1 in a Wisconsin Valley Conference boys hockey game Thursday night at the Marshfield Youth Ice Arena.Stevens Point took a 1-0 lead before Colin Barth tied the game for Marshfield with 1:26 to go in the first period.Cole Caufield put the Panthers back on top less than one minute later, and from there Stevens Point dominated.Caufield added his third goal to cap a three-goal second period to bust the game open for the Panthers, who are now 13-2 and 6-1 in the Wisconsin Valley Conference.Haydon Roy-Peterson had 38 saves in goal for Marshfield (4-9-1, 0-5-1 WVC).Stevens Point held Marshfield to just seven shots on goal.Marshfield hosts Eau Claire Regis/Chippewa Falls McDonell at 8:15 p.m. Saturday.(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)Panthers 6, Tigers 1Stevens Point 2 3 1 – 6Marshfield 1 0 0 – 1First period: 1. SP, Cole Caufield (Chase Miller, Barrett Brooks), 1:56; 2. M, Colin Barth, 15:34; 3. SP, Caufield (Miller, Jarett Jones), 16:20.Second period: 4. SP, Brooks (Caufield), 1:33; 5. SP, Dylan Minch (Treyton Zinda), 6:28; 6. SP, Caufield (Miller), 6:37.Third period: 7. SP, Mark Stoskopf (Leo Knapp), 5:24.Saves: SP, Spencer Wierzba 6; M, Haydon Roy-Peterson 38.Records: Stevens Point 13-2, 6-1 Wisconsin Valley Conference; Marshfield 4-9-1, 0-5-1 WVC.last_img

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