Kardinal Hockey Scores Overtime Win Over Homer

Posted: January 28, 2014 at 6:03 am

The final week of the regular season for high school hockey opened on Tuesday, January 28 at the Homer Ice Rink, with the Kenai Kardinals downing the Homer Mariners 6-5 in overtime in North Star Conference action.

Kenai 6 – Homer 5 OT

An overtime goal by Ross Hansen pushed the Kardinals past the Homer Mariners; after Kenai allowed Homer three, third period goals to tie a contest that appeared to be well-in-hand for the Kardinals.  Kenai lead 5-2 entering the final period on the strength of three, second period goals; two by Jake Eubank and a goal for Mike Tilley. The Kardinals lead 2-1 after one period on goals by Eubank and Kyle Olsen.

For the game, Jake Eubank scored a three-goal hat trick.

 

The Kardinals stand at 5-4 in the NSC; Soldotna also owns a 5-4 regular season record.  Kenai and SoHi will close the regular season on Saturday, February 1st at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex with a 4:15 p.m. game time.  The winner of the game will earn the #3 seed into the North Star Conference tournament, which is scheduled for Thursday through Saturday, February 6-8 at the Homer Ice Rink.

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