By Paul Lecker
WISCONSIN RAPIDS — The Marshfield girls hockey team suffered its second-straight loss to start the season after losing its Great Northern Conference opener 3-1 to Point-Rapids on Monday night at South Wood County Rec Center.
Hailey Ehr scored 1:43 into the first period to put the Red Panthers ahead.
Marshfield tied it on a goal by Morgan Larson 5:45 into the second period, but Point-Rapids responded with two goals during the second half of the period to pull ahead.
Alexis Straughan had 36 saves for Marshfield (0-2).
The Tigers host Northland Pines at 7 p.m. Friday at the Marshfield Youth Ice Center.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Red Panthers 3, Tigers 1
Marshfield 0 1 0 – 1
Point-Rapids 1 2 0 – 3
First period: 1. PR, Hailey Her, 1:43.
Second period: 2. M, Morgan Larson (Kessa Schreiner), 5:45; 3. PR, Savannah Duckett (Hannah Beilke), 8:10; 4. PR, Her (Bryar Brooks), 11:48.
Saves: M, Alexis Straughan 36; PR, Merina Chappel 21.
Records: Marshfield 0-2, 0-1 Great Northern Conference; Point-Rapids 1-0 overall and GNC.