Rockets edge out Austin boys hockey team

Published 11:58 pm Tuesday, December 16, 2008

The Austin boys hockey team (0-5 overall, 0-3 Big Nine) played close for two periods in a 4-1 loss at John Marshall Tuesday.

Garrett Erstad opened the scoring for the Packers when he put Austin up 1-0 on a first period goal that was assisted by Joe McBeain.

But JM scored twice in the second period and twice in the third period to get the win.

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“This was definitely our best game so far,” Austin head coach Tim Peterson said. “They came out hard at it and we just had a couple of defensive zone letdowns in the third period.”

Austin had 21 shots on the night and Aaron Dooley had 35 saves.