By Paul Lecker
MARSHFIELD — The Marshfield boys hockey team fell to 1-6 in the Wisconsin Valley Conference with a 6-0 loss to Wausau West on Thursday at the Marshfield Ice Arena.
The Tigers (5-11 overall) return to action next Thursday at home against Tomahawk in a nonconference matchup.
Wausau West improves to 11-2 and 5-1 in the conference.
Hunter Ricklefs had two goals and an assist, and Kellen Tharaldson had a goal and two assists for the Warriors.
Wausau West outshot Marshfield 52-8. Haydon Roy-Peterson had 46 saves for the Tigers.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Warriors 6, Tigers 0
Wausau West 2 1 3 – 6
Marshfield 0 0 0 – 0
First period: 1. WW, Hunter Ricklefs (Jacob Evans), 1:58; 2. WW, Alex Gessler (Adam Parsells, Kellen Tharaldson), 5:25.
Second period: 3. WW, Tharaldson (Parsells, Cale Bowman), 4:45.
Third period: 4. WW, Gessler, 3:42; 5. WW, Ricklefs (Tharaldson, Alex Aahn), 7:18; 6. WW, Nick Techel (Ricklefs), 13:18.
Saves: WW, Quinn Coyle 8; M, Haydon Roy-Peterson 46.
Records: Wausau West 11-2; 5-1 Wisconsin Valley Conference; Marshfield 5-11, 1-6 Wisconsin Valley Conference.