Boys hockey: Huskies down Packers

Published 9:41 pm Thursday, December 14, 2017

The Austin boys hockey team lost to Owatonna (3-1 overall, 2-0 Big Nine) by a score of 5-2 in Riverside Arena Thursday.

The Packers (2-4 overall, 0-3 Big Nine) pulled to within 4-2 in the third period when Dylan Svoboda scored a goal, but the Huskies tallied three goals in the second.

Austin’s Sterling Schulz, right, and Owatonna’s Mitchell Wiese gives chase to the puck during the second period Thursday night at Riverside Arena. Eric Johnson/

Nick Smith iced the game for Owatonna when he scored with 4:22 left.

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Tyler Hoban scored to tie the game at 1-1 in the first period, but Owatonna scored all three goals in the second period.

Austin’s Noah Bawek deflects a shot during the second period against Owatonna Thursday night at Riverside Arena. Eric Johnson/