East Ridge boys hockey: Raptors thumped by Eastview, Hastings last weekThe East Ridge boys hockey team fell 7-2 to Eastview and 4-0 to Hastings in a pair of games last week.
By: Patrick Johnson, Sports Editor, Woodbury Bulletin
The East Ridge boys hockey team fell 7-2 to Eastview and 4-0 to Hastings in a pair of games last week.
East Ridge opened the week with a five-goal loss to Section 3AA foe Eastview on Thursday, Dec. 8, at Eastview, before being shutout by Hastings on Saturday, Dec. 10, in a Suburban East Conference game at Cottage Grove Ice Arena.
Up 3-2, Eastview (3-1) scored four-straight goals – two in the first 3:38 of the third period – to take over the game.
For the Raptors (2-3-2; 0-2 SEC) junior forward Tyler Fitzsimmons and senior forward Connor Leferink each scored goals, while Ian Penvose and Brady Hanson tallied assists.
In the loss to Hastings, East Ridge outshot the Raiders (2-3; 2-1 SEC) 27-25, but it was the road team that won the game on the scoreboard.
Next, East Ridge travels to St. Paul to play Cretin-Derham Hall (1-3; 0-3 SEC) before playing host to Roseville (5-0; 3-0 SEC) in Cottage Grove in a pair of conference games.