Stars Defeat Lathrop 2-1 To AdvanceAt State Hockey

Posted: February 13, 2014 at 5:53 am

The Soldotna Stars hockey team recorded a 2-1 victory over Lathrop in Friday’s consolation round at the ASAA 2014 First National Cup State Hockey Championships.  SoHi advances to the 4th-place game on Saturday, set for a 9:00 a.m. start at the Wasilla Sports Complex.

The SoHi game will be broadcast on ESPN 1140AM and www.radiokenai.com

 

SoHi 2 – Lathrop 1: 

The SoHi Stars rallied from a 1-0 deficit with a late, second period goal by Kenny Griffin to tie Lathrop 1-1 after two periods.

SoHi senior Nick Wrobel scored the game-winner for the Stars midway through the third period.  Final Score: SoHi 2, Lathrop 1.

The Stars advance to play for 4th place; which would tie SoHi for their highest state championship finish.

 

Chugiak 2 – SoHi 1: First Round Results

Soldotna High’s six-game win streak in overtime games ended in the Stars opener at the state hockey tournament.

SoHi drops a 2-1 decision to Chugiak in triple-overtime.

The Soldotna Stars opened play at the ASAA 2014 First National Cup State Hockey Championships on Thursday at the Wasilla Sports Complex facing-off against Chugiak High.

For the seventh time this season, SoHi played into extra time and for the first time the Stars were unable to pull-out an overtime victory.

Chugiak 2 – SoHi 1

The Stars and Mustangs battled through two periods of scoreless hockey setting-up a tense third period.  The Stars scored the game’s first goal with only 4:29 remaining in the game on a BoBo Lott goal, assisted by Hunter Lott and Jacob O’Lena.  Chugiak answered with the tying goal with only 1:20 remaining in regulation time.

The Stars and Mustangs played scoreless hockey through two overtime periods, setting-up a third extra period.

Chugiak scored the game-winner with 5:01 remaining in the third overtime.  Final score: Chugiak 2, SoHi 1.

SoHi goalie Cody Harvey recorded 40 saves for the Stars.

 

The Stars qualified to the state tournament with a 3-0 NSC tournament weekend which included a 2 OT victory over Colony and a 4 OT victory over Wasilla.  The Warriors also qualify to the state tournament; Wasilla faces #1 CIC Dimond High.

 

ASAA 2014 First National Cup State Hockey Championships: First Round

South Anchorage 2 – Lathrop 1

Soldotna 1 - Chugiak 2  3OT

West Anchorage 3 - West Valley 2  1OT

Dimond High 3 - Wasilla 4

 

4A State Hockey Tournament Bracket

 

 

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