Schuster nets four goals as Packers down Worthington
Published 8:22 pm Thursday, December 27, 2018
The Austin girls hockey team received a strong effort from senior forward Jaiden Schuster as it beat Worthington 6-3 on the second day of the Austin Holiday Tournament at Riverside Arena Thursday.
Schuster scored two of her four goals in the first period as the Packers (4-9-1 overall) led from the beginning against the Trojans.
Worthington pulled within 4-3 early in the third when Schuster found the net to put the game away.
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“Jaiden had a lot of energy and the girls really fed off that,” Austin head coach Carley Grunewald said. “She definitely was our leader tonight.”
Kylee Hanlon and Hannah McMasters each scored a goal in the win for the Packers and Faith Sayles had 29 saves. Austin had 33 shots on goal.
The Packers had lost six games in a row, but they now have two wins and a tie in their last three contests.
Austin will close out tournament play when it hosts Faribault at 2:30 p.m. Saturday.