Neinast scores twice for Tigers
By Paul Lecker
MOSINEE — Mosinee scored three unanswered goals during an eight-minute stretch to pull away and beat Marshfield 5-3 in a nonconference boys hockey game Tuesday.
Colton Lewens scored with 5½ minutes to go in the second period to put Mosinee ahead for good, and Michael Alfonsi added two more scores to give the Indians a 4-1 lead.
Blaine Neinast and Zach Schmidt scored in the third period to pull the Tigers to within a goal, but Mosinee finished off the game with a goal in the final seconds. Neinast also scored the Tigers’ first goal of the game.
Haydon Roy-Peterson had 21 saves in goal for Marshfield (2-7-1).
Marshfield hosts Medford in another nonconference game Friday.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Indians 5, Tigers 3
Marshfield 0 1 2 – 3
Mosinee 1 2 2 – 5
First period: 1. MOS, Max Beste (Michael Alfonsi, Logan Millhause), 6:41.
Second period: 2. MAR, Blaine Neinast (Colin Barth), 8:34; 3. MOS, Colton Lewens (Matthew Hrebik, Spencer Schmirler), sh., 11:32; 4. MOS, Alfonsi (Beste, Schmirler), 15:46.
Third period: 5. MOS, Alfonski (Zeth Pyan), pp., 2:32; 6. MAR, Neinast, 5:04; 7. MAR, Zach Schmidt (Barth, Isaiah Baierl), pp., 15:32; 8. MOS, Lewens, 16:55.
Saves: MAR, Haydon Roy-Peterson 21; MOS, Zach Bednar 32.
Records: Marshfield 2-7-1; Mosinee 4-5.