Merritt nets game-winner for Packer boys hockey team

Published 10:08 pm Sunday, January 17, 2016

The Austin boys hockey team picked up its second straight conference win when it beat Faribault (4-11 overall, 2-9 Big Nine) 4-3 on the road Saturday.

Brayden Merrit scored the game-winning goal for the Packers (4-7-1 overall, 2-6 Big Nine) late in the third period.

Isaac Arnold had two goals for the Packers and Jace Greenman had one goal. Noah Bawek had 24 saves to get the win.

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