Marlins Hockey Roundup: Mitchell Claims Third Place at Under-14 State Tournament – Mitchell Republic

SIOUX CENTER, Iowa — The Mitchell Marlins women’s under-14 hockey team finished in third place at the South Dakota Amateur Hockey Association State Tournament on Sunday with a 3-2 win over Oahe .

Brynlee Sabers scored all three goals for the Marlins, including two in the first period to give Mitchell a 2-1 advantage. His third goal early in the second period emerged as the game winner, despite the Capitals adding a goal in the third period to close the game at 3-2. Goaltender Kaylie O’Connor made 21 saves in Mitchell’s win.

In Saturday’s semifinal, Mitchell lost 7-2 to Brookings, who was the eventual champion of the group. Rangers took a 3-0 lead before Mitchell’s Makenna Tronnes could score to put the Marlins on the board. The Sabers added a third-period power-play goal for the Marlins, which was part of an 11-goal effort for the Sabers for Mitchell in the tournament. O’Connor made 25 saves in the semifinals as Mitchell was outshot 33-16.

The Marlins finished the season 12-5 in SDAHA play.

Mitchell takes seventh place in the Peewee tournament at home

MITCHELL — At the Peewee B State Tournament in Mitchell, the host Marlins took seventh place in the tournament.

The Marlins suffered a 3-2 loss to Brandon Valley on Saturday and an 11-2 win over Huron in Sunday’s seventh-place game.

Against Huron, Cooper Guenthner scored five goals and added an assist. Kade Sabers scored twice in a three-point game, with goals from Wyatt Rezac, Axel Reimnitz and Parker Rauscher. Caden Schuldt had a goal and two assists, and Isaac Zens and Treston Zens each had an assist.

In Saturday’s game against the Ice Cats, Rauscher got an assist from Gavin Paul, with Guenthner scoring on a goal assisted by Isaac Zens and Reimnitz.

Oahe won the championship, 5-2, over Sioux Falls 2, while Sioux Falls 1 took third place with a 7-0 victory for third place over Rushmore. Brandon Valley outscored Sioux Center, 5-4, in the fifth-place game.

The Marlins finished their SDAHA season at 6-11.

Marlins take fifth place from Yankton

In the Peewee C tournament, the Mitchell Marlins took fifth place after a 2-1 weekend on the ice.

Mitchell ended the weekend with a 6-3 win over Sioux Center on Saturday and a 4-2 win over Watertown on Sunday.

Against the Sioux Center Tornadoes, Tate Goldammer scored three times and had one assist, while Kristopher Hatwan had two goals and one assist. Deyton Puetz had a game-high three-pointer with one goal, while Preston Maeschen had two assists and William Dooley had an assist in the win.

Sunday against the Lakers, Hatwan scored three goals and Paxton Niehoff scored one for the Marlins, with assists from Hatwan and William Dooley.

Mitchell finished the season with a 5-11-1 record in SDAHA play.

Mitchell Marlins boys back to back contests

SIOUX FALLS – The Mitchell Marlins men’s hockey team fell in both games this weekend against Sioux Falls and Watertown. Mitchell lost Friday to Sioux Falls 7-1 and fell to Watertown Saturday at the Mitchell Activities Center.

In the loss to Sioux Falls, the Flyers scored two goals in the first 10 minutes of the first period as they took a 3-0 lead after one. After Mitchell scored his only goal of the game, Maxwell Mohr scored two more goals in the second period to extend the Flyers’ lead to five. Nicholas Lohr scored his second goal of the game in the third period to cap the 7-1 victory.

Against Watertown, Mitchell was first on the scoreboard as Parker Denne scored, assisted by Tanner Puetz, 30 seconds into the game. After Watertown’s Austin Green scored to tie the game, Levi Loken scored a power-play goal, assisted by Ashton Reimnitz, to give the Marlins a 2-1 lead.

Blair Boomsma scored back-to-back goals in 35 seconds late in the first period to give Watertown a 3-2 lead after one. Watertown scored three goals in the second period to extend their lead to four and seal the victory.

Mitchell (4-13) hosts Aberdeen at the Mitchell Activities Center at 8 p.m. on Feb. 26.

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