Huron hockey teams sweep Watertown

PHOTOS BY ROXY STIENBLOCK/PLAINSMAN Huron’s Abby Thomas plays the puck on the boards as Jalyn Reihe of Watertown defends during their varsity girls’ hockey game Saturday at Bergman Arena. In the second photo, Huron’s Lucas Snyder pressures Watertown’s Mason Evans during their varsity boys’ game Saturday.

HURON — The Huron All-Stars escaped with a 5-4 victory against the Watertown Lakers on Saturday at Bergman Arena.
Lucas Snyder and Walker Schiltz had goals for the All-Stars in the opening period, which ended with Huron holding a 2-1 lead. Both goals were assisted by Carson Duba.
Watertown evened the score with the lone goal of the second period.
Izaiah Phillips regained the advantage for the All-Stars with an unassisted goal to open the scoring in the third period.
After the Lakers evened the score at 3-3, Jayden Bogh used an unassisted shot during a power play to put Huron back out in front 4-3.
Watertown would pull even once again, but a goal by Duba proved to be the game winner for Huron.
He was assisted on the play by Phillips and Schiltz.
Cooper Letcher earned the win in the net for the All-Stars with 40 saves.
Huron is now off until Feb. 21, when it hosts Aberdeen.

JV boys
With two goals in the third period, the Huron junior varsity boys’ inked a 3-1 win against Watertown on Saturday at Bergman Arena.
Andrew Arteman put the All-Stars in front with the lone goal of the first period. Shaun Ready and Lucas Sibley combined for the assist.
Watertown would score the lone goal in the second period to pull even at 1-1 entering the third period.
Foster Ferguson and Arteman had unassisted goals in the final period for Huron.
Marty Boetel stopped 25 of the 26 shots he faced in the net for the All-Stars.

Varsity girls
The Huron Lady All-Stars emerged with a 2-1 win in overtime against Watertown on Saturday at Bergman Arena.
Fatima Reyes had the first goal in the second period on an unassisted shot to put the Lady All-Stars in front.
Watertown had the lone goals in the third period on a power play to pull even and force overtime.
Kylee Small netted the game-winning goal for Huron in overtime on a pass from Abby Thomas.
Alissa Ferguson recorded 41 saves to earn the win in the net for the Lady All-Stars.
Huron will close the regular season with four games this week. The Lady All-Stars will host Sioux Falls at 7 p.m. Tuesday, travel to face Aberdeen at 7 p.m. Thursday, play at Brookings at 7 p.m. Saturday and host Mitchell at 2 p.m. Sunday.

U14 girls
The Huron U14 girls’ team scored three goals in each of the second and third periods en route to a 7-1 victory against Watertown on Saturday at Bergman Arena.
Both team had a goal in the first period.
Greta Bott scored for the Lady All-Stars on a pass from Alexis Priest less than two minutes into the game.
Kylee Small had a pair of unassisted goals in the second period to help Huron to a 4-1 lead heading into the final period. Kaydence Goglin had the other goal with assists going to Shelby Timm and Bott.
Small earned the hat trick with a goal on a power play in the third period for the Lady All-Stars. Tumm scored on a pass from Small, while Priest found the net with Timm and Elizabeth Heyer combining for the assist.
Marissa Ready recorded 10 saves to earn the win for Huron.


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