By Paul Lecker
RHINELANDER — Northern Edge scored four goals in the first 17:28 to ease past Marshfield 4-1 in a Great Northern Conference girls hockey game Tuesday night at the Rhinelander Ice Arena.
Three different Edge players scored during the first period, and they added another in the opening minute of the second period to jump out to a 4-0 lead.
Kessa Schreiner scored off an assist from Hailey Draxler for Marshfield’s only goal 1:05 into the second period.
Alexis Straughan had 34 saves for Marshfield (2-5, 2-3 Great Northern Conference). Northern Edge (the Rhinelander/Antigo co-op) is 3-2 and 3-1 in the GNC.
Marshfield’s next game is Friday at Baraboo.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Edge 4, Tigers 1
Marshfield 0 1 0 – 1
Northern Edge 3 1 0 – 4
First period: 1. NE, Lauren Smith (Taylor Trachte), 4:15; 2. NE, Katie Detert (Lindsey Steger), 13:30; 3. NE, Payton Bunnell (Kourtney Carrico), 15:37.
Second period: 4. NE, Gabrielle Millot (Kirsten Kolasa, Smith), 0:28; 5. M, Kessa Schreiner (Hailey Draxler), 1:05.
Saves: M, Alexis Straughan 34; NE, Shea Petersen 24.
Records: Marshfield 2-5, 2-3 Great Northern Conference; Northern Edge 3-2, 3-1 GNC.