• 61°

Falcons down Packer boys hockey team

The Austin boys hockey team lost to Faribault (12-9-1 overall, 6-7-1 Big Nine) 7-1 in Riverside Arena Thursday.

Garrett Schaefer scored to bring Austin (5-16-1 overall, 5-12-1 Big Nine) within 4-1 early in the third period.

Austin will close out its regular season when it hosts Dodge County at 11 a.m. Saturday.

Austin’s Garett Schaefer turns with the puck in the second period against Faribault Thursday night in Riverside Arena. Eric Johnson/photodesk@austindailyherald.com