Mitchell Marlins’ men’s hockey take first win of season against Huron

Mitchell (1-6-1) scored the first five goals of the night, scored six goals in the second period and finished with a best offensive performance of the season with eight different goal scorers and 10 different Marlins scoring a point.

Josh Grosdidier scored the first goal of the night and finished with three goals and four points overall, while teammate Parker Denne had two goals and four assists in a six-point night. Tanner Puetz also had two goals and two assists in the victory. Mitchell also scored goals from Nathan McCormick, Lukas Jerke, William Elfstrand, Levi Loken and Mick Dailey in the victory.

Drake Jerke made 19 saves for Mitchell in the win. The Marlins outscored Huron (0-5), 39-20, and took Oahe seven penalties in the game, converting two for a power play. William Burns scored Huron’s only goal in the second period.

Mitchell is back in action on Sunday January 9 to face Oahe at Fort Pierre. The puck is handed in at 4 p.m.

The Marlin girls keep winning paths in Oahe

FORT PIERRE, SD – For the second time in six days, the Mitchell Marlins’ women’s hockey team won over the Oahe Capitals in women’s high school hockey, winning 7-3 at the Oahe Expo Center on Friday.

The win takes the Marlins to 9-1 on the season before traveling to Rapid City for two more games this weekend with Rushmore, starting at 5 p.m. Central Saturday and continuing at 1 p.m. Central Sunday.

The Marlins scored three goals in the first period and led 4-1 after two periods before adding three more goals in the third period.

Five different Marlins scored in the game on Friday, including a Brynlee Sabers hat-trick, with one goal in each period. Kelsey Amick and Reese Amick added goals in the first period, Tristan Zimmer scoring in the third period to make it 6-1 and Kate Nash scoring an unassisted power play goal in the third period.

Goalkeeper Sadie Kludt made 16 saves in the win. The Sabers finished with five points overall, with three points from Nash and two each from Brooke Jarman and Kelsey Amick.

Oahe (3-4-1) scored two goals from Sara Bierne and one goal from Olivia Swenson, as well as 38 saves from Abagail Stewart Fromm.

Catherine J. Martinez