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Rhinelander boys hockey, Tomahawk wrestling earn winsSubmitted: 01/09/2014
Story By Joe Dufek


TOMAHAWK - In boys hockey Thursday night, Tomahawk had a home battle against Rhinelander.

Three goals were scored in the first period. First Rhinelander's Chris Hagen scored a 5-on-3 power play goal for the Hodags.

Tomahawk's Jacob Panzer scored the first of his three goals to tie the game at 1-1.

Then just minutes later, Alex Ungerer had some open ice and scored to put the Hatchets up 2-1 after the first period.


The Hatchets led by one after two periods. But the Hodags rallied with 3 goals in the third. Rhinelander won 7-5.

Meanwhile, in wrestling Thursday night Tomahawk hosted Antigo.

The Hatchets won the match 64-18. Tomahawk remains undefeated in the Great Northern Conference. They are (12-2) in duels. They host Rhinelander next week for a big conference showdown.

To see highlights of both events, click on the video.


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