Owatonna Teams Win and Lose in Overtime in Northfield
The OHS boys hockey team rode the glove of Jacob Dub and a hat trick from Tyler Wencl to a 3-2 overtime win at Northfield on Tuesday night, the Raiders' first conference loss.
Dub made 39 saves, including several stunning stops on point-blank shots. He made a game-saving glove save early in overtime while Northfield was on the power play. Wencl tied the game at 5:23 of the third period. A few minutes later it appeared that Carter Broton scored the go-ahead goal, but the referee didn't see the puck go in.
Wencl notched his hat trick goal with 16 seconds left in the extra session after a flurry in front of the Northfield net. The Raiders (12-4-2, 11-1 Big Nine) still lead the conference standings. Owatonna (9-8, 6-4) hosts Rochester JM on Thursday at 7PM.
The Owatonna girls basketball team also needed a late rally to tie their game in Northfield and go to overtime. The Raiders prevailed 74-70 to take over sole possession of first place in the Big Nine with a 12-2 record. Owatonna (13-4, 11-3 Big Nine) hosts Winona on Friday night.
The OHS boys earned a season split against Northfield with a 73-57 victory Tuesday. Dalton Kubista scored 22 to lead four Huskies in double figures. Andrew Jackson scored 11, Alex Raichle and Jay Sullivan added 10 each.
Owatonna's gymnastics team set a school scoring record with a 149.725 performance in Rochester. The JV also set a record with a score of 135.75.
Waseca handed the NRHEG boys basketball team their first loss 65-49. The Panther girls beat the Blue Jays 74-59 for their seventh straight win.