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Boys Hockey: Woodbury wins over Simley, East Ridge falls in overtime


Woodbury 6, Simley 0

It was a consistent scoring game for the Royals as Woodbury completed the shutout against Simley in a 6-0 final score on Saturday night.

Ben Tarlton and Brad Mauder started the scoring with a goal each in the first period. The second period included goals from Tarlton, Sean Stuckert and Zach Lanz to make it a 5-0 lead for the Royals.

Finally, the third period had one goal coming from the stick of Jake Hendrickson.

Jac Triemert and Luke Danielson each earned two assists on the night. Mauder, Zach Bernstein, Ben Tschida and Ayden Hooley each earned one assist.

Goalie Isaac Wuotila saved all 12 shots on Saturday night as the Royals defense finished with a shutout.

Woodbury has two games in the later part of next week and both are at home. The Royals host Cretin-Derham Hall at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 6. Then, North St. Paul comes to Woodbury at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 8.

New Prague 5, East Ridge 4 (OT)

It was a back-and-forth game between East Ridge and New Prague as the two teams kept a tie game.

Ben Anderson scored the first goal of the game for East Ridge, but New Prague tied it up 1-1 heading into the second period.

New Prague scored two goals in the second period, while Marco Troje scored a goal for the Raptors as the score was 3-2 heading into the third and final period.

East Ridge took advantage in the third period with two goals from Tanner Stafne and Tyler Wendshau as the two teams were tied 4-4 at the end of regulation.

They went into an overtime, but New Prague only needed 36 seconds as it scored and won 5-4 over East Ridge.

Jack Brown, Ethan Gerst and Troje each earned one assist, while Caden Nienow had two assists on Friday night.

The Raptors will have a small break before they play two games on the road next week. The first game is down the street as East Ridge plays Park at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 6. Then, the Raptors head to Roseville at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 8.


East Ridge 3, Owatonna 1

The Raptors were consistent in the 3-1 win over Owatonna on Friday night. East Ridge scored a goal in every period and had some strong defense to earn the win.

Caden Pratt scored the first period goal for the Raptors, while Carter Seidl scored the second period goal. Then, Jack Brown finished the night off with a goal in the third period.

Seidl, Tanner Stafne and Marco Troje each earned an assist on Friday night. Goalie Tomy Ogren saved 14 of the 15 shots that night to give him a 93.3 save percentage.

The Raptors are right back at work on Saturday, Dec. 1 as they travel to New Prague.


White Bear Lake 3, East Ridge 0

White Bear Lake scored one goal every period and played a strong defense throughout the entire game to earn the 3-0 win over East Ridge on Tuesday night.

The Raptors looked to have an opportunity in the third period as East Ridge played with an extra man for the majority of that final period. The Bears had a player ejected for game misconduct and four other minor penalties to allow East Ridge to be in power play the majority of the third period, but the Raptors weren't able to capitalize on the opportunity.

East Ridge had Tomy Ogren as goalie and he was able to save 12 shots on 14 attempts to make an 85.7 save percentage on the night.

The Raptors have two more games this week as they travel to Owatonna at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 30. Then, East Ridge will travel to New Prague at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1.

Brian Mozey

I am the sports writer for the Woodbury Bulletin and South Washington County Bulletin. I'm a graduate from the Greenlee School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Iowa State University and have always had a passion for sports since a young age. Whether it was watching or playing sports, I always knew sports would be in my career. I've been born and raised in the suburbs of Minneapolis and look forward to continuing to learn more about the Woodbury and Cottage Grove area throughout my time in this position. 

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