By Paul Lecker
MARSHFIELD — Marshfield scored three goals a seven-minute stretch during a wild third period and held off Tomahawk 5-4 in a nonconference boys hockey game Thursday night at the Marshfield Youth Ice Arena.
The game was tied 2-2 before the Tigers went on a scoring spree.
Scotty Berg and Jacob Draves scored a minute apart, and after a goal by Tomahawk, Jarod Rachu scored five minutes later to put the Tigers on top 5-3.
Jakob Panzer scored for Tomahawk with 2:02 remaining, but the Tigers were able to hold on and improve their season record to 6-11. Tomahawk is now 3-13.
Klaus Friedl and Zach Leggon had goals in the first period to put Marshfield up 2-0 before the Hatchets rallied to tie it heading into the third.
Chris Sanford had 23 saves in goal for Marshfield.
The Tigers play another nonconference game at Rhinelander on Friday.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Tigers 5, Hatchets 4
Tomahawk 1 1 2 – 4
Marshfield 2 0 3 – 5
First period: 1. M, Klaus Friedl (Ben Bremer), 6:47; 2. M, Zach Leggon, 11:40; 3. T, Alex Ungerer (Steven Renn), 13:25.
Second period: 4. T, Renn (Nick Osero), 2:33.
Third period: 5. M, Scotty Berg, 5:14; 6. M, Jacob Draves, 6:35; 7. T, Renn (Ungerer), 7:19; 8. M, Jarod Rachu (Zack Schmidt), 12:17; 9. T, Jakob Panzer (Ungerer), 14:58.
Saves: T, Dan Hanke 31; M, Chris Sanford 23.
Records: Tomahawk 3-13; Marshfield 6-11.