By Paul Lecker
MARSHFIELD — The Marshfield girls hockey team managed only 10 shots on goal and dropped a Great Northern Conference matchup to Waupaca 4-1 on Friday night at the Marshfield Youth Ice & Recreation Arena.
Waupaca scored once in the first period and twice in the second to build a 3-0 lead.
The Comets added another goal before Marshfield finally got on the scoreboard when Kessa Schreiner scored on an assist from Hailey Draxler with 57 seconds to go.
Waupaca (12-1, 4-0 Great Northern Conference) held a 43-10 advantage in shots on goal. Mandy Tomlinson had two goals and an assist for the Comets.
Alexis Straughan had 39 saves for Marshfield (3-6, 2-3 GNC).
Marshfield’s next game is Jan. 9 at home against Medford.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Comets 4, Tigers 1
Waupaca 1 2 1 – 4
Marshfield 0 0 1 – 1
First period: 1. W, Avrey Simonson (Mandy Tomlinson), 8:30.
Second period: 2. W, Tomlinson (Markie Ash), 13:49; 3. W, Ash, 16:02.
Third period: 4. W, Tomlinson (Brianne Huettner), 10:57; 5. M, Kessa Schreiner (Hailey Draxler), 16:03.
Saves: W, Cassie Rasmussen 9; M, Alexis Straughan 39.
Records: Waupaca 12-1, 4-0 Great Northern Conference; Marshfield 3-6, 2-3 GNC.