Lakeland gymnastics, Antigo boys' hockey earn road wins Submitted: 02/11/2014
RHINELANDER - On Tuesday night, Rhinelander's gymnastics team had their final home meet of the season. The Hodags faced Lakeland. Alyssa Ellis of the Hodags was eighth on the balance beam. Nikki Ellis won the event. Lakeland's Maddy Melms finished sixth on the floor exercise. Sara Krueger of Rhinelander won the floor event. Lakeland won the meet 107.9 to 97.3. It was Lakeland's highest score of the season. Haley Farrell of the T-Birds was the all-around winner.

Meanwhile, in boys hockey, state-ranked Antigo added to their 15-game unbeaten streak. In a rematch from Monday night, Antigo shutout Rhinelander 6-0 for the second straight game. Antigo's Alex Nagel scored the first goal of the game in the opening minute. His shot from just inside the Hodag blue line scored. Nagel later set up Blake Kirsh for their second goal. Arin VerHagen scored shortly after a Red Robins power play ended to make it 3-0. Antigo closes the regular season hosting Mosinee on Thursday. Hodags begin regionals next week at Mosinee on Tuesday.

Story By: Joe Dufek

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