By Paul Lecker
WAUSAU – Marshfield was outshot 60-13 by Wausau West and fell 7-0 in its Wisconsin Valley Conference boys hockey opener Thursday at Marathon Park.
Wausau West scored four times in the first period to set the tone.
Cale Bowman and Alex Osness each scored twice, Brandon Thorson and Nick Techel each had a goal and an assist, and Hunter Ricklfels had a goal and two assists for the Warriors (3-0, 1-0 Wisconsin Valley Conference).
Marshfield falls to 1-3 and 0-1 in the conference.
Marshfield’s next game is next Thursday at Stevens Point.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Warriors 7, Tigers 0
Marshfield 0 0 0 – 0
Wausau West 4 1 2 – 7
First period: 1. WW, Hunter Ricklefs (Brandon Thorson, Nick Techel), 3:38; 2. WW, Cale Bowman (Adam Parsells, Andrew Lee), 5:15; 3. WW, Thorson (Ricklefs, Parsells), 9:00; 4. WW, Techel (Ricklefs, Lee), 11:25.
Second period: 5. WW, Alex Osness (Nick Snow, Sheldon Oja), 2:05.
Third period: 6. WW, Osness (Snow, Sam Radenz), 3:32; 7. WW, Bowman (Radenz), 12:02.
Saves: M, Haydon Roy-Peterson 7; WW, Jacob Warnke 13.
Records: Marshfield 1-3, 0-1 Wisconsin Valley Conference; Wausau West 3-0, 1-0 WVC.