By Dylan Johnson
On Thursday, Dec. 2, the Bearcat Hockey Team traveled for their first away game of the year against the MayPort Ice Dawgs in Mayville.
The first period was off to a slow start with no scoring from either team.
In the second period, Landon Sugden started his scoring role for the night with 2 goals during the period, with 1 assisted by Tyler Hennen. Going into the third period, the Bearcats were up 2-0.
In the third period, the Bearcats scored twice more, 1 goal by Sugden assisted by Hennen, and the other scored by Hennen and assisted by Sugden and Izyk Strege.
The Ice Dawgs scored 1 goal late in the third period. The Bearcats got their first away game win 4-1 against the MayPort Ice Dawgs. Jameson Turner had 45 saves for the night.
1st Period: No Scoring
2nd Period: 1. KCC Landon Sugden (Unassisted) 2. KCC Sugden (Tyler Hennen)
3rd Period: 3. MP Walker McGillis (Aaron Johnson) 4. KCC Hennen (Sugden and Izyk Strege) 5. KCC Sugden (Hennen)
Shots: KCC-32 MP-46
Penalties: KCC- 4 minutes (2 penalties); MP-4 minutes (2 penalties)
Saves: KCC- Jameson Turner-31; MP-Trevin Applegren-28
On Thursday, Dec.4 the Bearcats traveled for their second away game of the year to Detroit Lakes to play a game against the Lakers. The game did not go in the Bearcats’ favor this time around.
The Bearcats lost the game 0-7.
While this was not an ideal score for the Bearcats, many different players got in the game and gained new experiences playing varsity.
All of the Lakers’ goals were scored by many different players. The Bearcats suffered their first loss of the season.
1st Period: 1. DL Spencer Bergman (Cooper Moore) 2. DL Ben Hines (Carter Bellefeuille)
2nd Period: 3. DL Jacob Thomas (Eli Denardo) 4. DL Denardo (Carter Bellefeuille, Hines) 5. DL Bellefeuille (Grady Kirschner, Thomas)
3rd Period: 6. DL Breck Winter (Thomas,Cooper Moore) 7. DL Breck Winter (Spencer Bergman)
Shots: KCC-15; DL-47
Penalties: KCC- 2 minutes(1 infraction); DL- 2 minutes (1 infraction)
Saves: KCC- Jameson Turner-38, Isaac Lindegard- 2; DL- Elijah Blow-15