Stars Fall 3-0 To Lathrop In 4th Place Game At State Hockey

Posted: February 7, 2013 at 8:37 am

The Soldotna Stars dropped a 3-0 decision to the Lathrop Malemutes in the ASAA First National Cup State Hockey Championships 4th place game on Saturday.

Both teams battled through two and a half periods of scoreless hockey before Lathrop scored a power-play goal for a 1-0 lead.  Lathrop added a second goal late in the third period and an empty net goal to cap the scoring.  Final score: Lathrop 3 – SoHi 0.

 

SoHi 5 – West Valley 4

The Soldotna Stars scored a break-away, overtime goal by Jonas Perletti to defeat West Valley at the ASAA First National Cup State Hockey Championships on Friday morning; the win advanced the Stars to the 4th place game..

The Soldotna Stars Dalton Pearson scored two first-period goals against West Valley giving SoHi a 2-0 lead after the first period.  West Valley answered with a pair of early goals in the second to tie the game at 2-2.  SoHi added a power play goal by Jarrett Urban to lead 3-2 after two periods of hockey.  The Wolfpack responded with a pair of third period goal and lead into the final minute of regulation.

Following a SoHi time out, the Stars pulled goalie Cody Harvey for an extra attacker, won the face-off, and scored the game-tying goal of the stick of Dalton Pearson.  The game tied at 4-4 after regulation.

In the overtime period, Jonas Perletti scores the game-winner for a 5-4 SoHi victory.

 

SoHi 2 – Service 3

The Soldotna Stars, #2 seed from the North Star Conference, faced Service High, #2 seed from the Cook Inlet Conference, in the first round of the ASAA Large School State Hockey Championships at the Menard Arena in Wasilla.

Service held on for a 3-2 victory, fighting-off a third period SoHi rally.

SoHi’s Nick Wrobel scored two goals in the final period to draw the Stars to within a goal of the Cougars.

 

SoHi continues tourament play with an 8:00 a.m. game on Friday against the West Valley Wolfpack.

Stars vs Wolfpack on ESPN 1140AM

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