Packer boys hockey team starts fast, but falls to Red Wing

Published 3:07 pm Saturday, January 23, 2021

The Austin boys hockey team started strong, but it couldn’t keep the pace as it lost to Red Wing (1-1-1 overall, 1-1-1 Big Nine) 6-2 in Riverside Arena Saturday.

Wyatt Thoma scored the first goal of the season for the Packers (0-3 overall, 0-3 Big Nine) to tie the game up 1-1 and Cal Fox scored in the second period to give the Packers a 2-1 lead, but the Wingers scored the last five goals of the game.

Austin had 30 shots on goal and Ethan Knox had 56 saves for the Packers.