Packer girls hockey team can’t keep up early surge

Published 7:54 pm Saturday, February 6, 2021

The Austin girls hockey team couldn’t hang on to a two goal lead as it lost 6-3 to Rochester Century (2-5 overall, 2-5 Big Nine) in Riverside Arena Saturday.

Kate Holtz scored in the first period and Lexi Stich scored 23 seconds into the second to give Austin a 2-0 lead, but Century scored two goals in 21 seconds to tie the game at 2-2.

Austin took a 3-2 lead on another Holtz goal, but the Panthers scored four minutes later and they added three goals in the third.

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Shelby Davidson had 30 saves for Austin and the Packers (4-2 overall, 4-2 Big Nine) had 31 shots on goal.