Austin girls hockey loses to Willmar 6-5

Published 11:08 pm Friday, November 28, 2014

A three-goal, third period wasn’t quite enough as Willmar held off the Austin girls hockey team in the Willmar Hockey Boosters’ Thanksgiving Classic Friday.

Down 5-2 entering the third period, Austin (4-2-1) got early goals from Chloe Summerfield and Madison Overby to cut the lead to 5-4. Willmar cushioned the lead with with a goal from Riley Schneider at the 8:37 mark, but the Packers made one final run when Brandi Myers scored with under a minute to play to cut it 6-5 where the game ended.

Summerfield and Overby each ended the night with two goals each.

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Scoring Summary

Willmar    2 3 2 — 6

Austin       1 1 3 — 5

First period

(W) Jordan Sankey (Riley Schneider, Brooke Oveson), 13:52

(A) Madison Overby (Myia Hoium), 15:32

(W) Anne Johnston (Hannah Kobienia), 16:11

Second period

(W) Kobienia (Anne Johnston, Kierra Miller), 2:03

(A) Chloe Summerfield (Overby), 2:37

(W) Kierra Miller (Kobienia), 8:58

(W) Sankey (Syndey Olson, Riley Schneider, 11:26

Third Period

(A) Summerfield (Hoium), 2:32

(A) Overby (Summerfield), 3:40

(W) Schneider (Oveson, Sankey), 8:37

(A) Brandi Myers Overby, Hoium), :48


Shots: Austin — 33, Willmar 41