By Jim den Hollander
The Sauk Prairie Eagles boosted its record to 3-0 on the season and collected its first Badger West Conference win with a 9-0 shutout against the visiting Monroe Cheesemakers Thursday (Dec. 2) at the Sauk Prairie Area Recreation Center (SPARC).
Up 4-0 after a period, the Eagles added two more in the middle period and put it away with another three down the stretch.
A rare shared shutout saw junior goaltenders Brooks McInerney and Kaden Stracke for a combined 13-save effort.
On the score sheet, junior Luke Mast led the charge with a hat trick and three assists in the contest while senior Nick Mast collected two goals and two helpers.
Senior Hakon Peterson finished with three assists, senior Micah Hanson collecting a goal and assist. Other goals came from junior Landon Clary, senior Brandon Mittelstedt and sophomore Thor Peterson.
Sophomore Colin Harrington, freshman Gunnar Nachreiner and senior Porter Kreul picked up assists for the Eagles who have now outcored opponents 24-7 in its first three contests.
This game was the first of five straight conterence matches for the Eagles. The tough assignment ahead is a trip to LaBahn Arena in Madison to take on the 2-1 Madison Edgewood Crusaders.
Next home game for the Eagles will be Thursday (Dec. 9) against the Oregon Panthers at 7 p.m.