By Jim den Hollander
Coming off a four-win championship weekend at a tournament near Chicago, the South Central 14U team returned to Wisconsin Elite Hockey League (WEHL) action this weekend in Green Bay.
The SouthCentral squad which includes defenders Paige Othmer, from the RWD/Badger Lightning/Blue Devils programs, Sarah Hash, from the Sauk Prairie Flyers/Monkeys/Wisconsin Jr. Stars and Tahni Barger from the Sauk Prairie Monkeys/Wildcat Youth Hockey/Sauk Prairie Flyers and forward Reese Olson from the (Baraboo-Portage T-Birds/Badger Lightning/Blue Devils.
The team made the trip to Green Bay’s Cornerstone Ice Arena to play the NorthCentral/Northeast squad, taking the first game 5-2 and settling for a 2-2 draw in the getaway game.
In the opener, SouthCentral was led by Anna Phillips from Black River Falls who collected a hat trick, Olson scoring one of the others.
The second game saw Shelby King from Tomah (TNT/Blue Devils) scoring the first and Othmer connecting for the other.
The results boost the SouthCentral team to 3-3-2 in League play and 7-3-2 overall.
The team will carry a six-game unbeaten streak into play next weekend in Baldwin to play the Western Wisconsin team. The two previously met in Verona at the end of August, kicking off the season with a pair of wins for the West squad 3-1 and 6-0.