Sophomore Steals Show on Senior Night for Owatonna Hockey [Feb 15 Scoreboard]
Seniors on the Owatonna High School boys hockey team were already sharing a large spotlight with 19 upper classmen to honor on Tuesday night at the Four Seasons Centre. Then sophomore Owen Beyer lit up the scoreboard with four goals and three assists in a 9-0 win over Winona to wrap up the home schedule for the Huskies.
Beyer opened up the scoring midway through the first period. He added a goal early and halfway through the second stanza to complete a hat trick. He put the cherry on top late in the third period.
Seniors Tanner Stendel and Caleb Vereide each had a goal and three assists. Senior Casey Pederson scored twice and chipped in a helper. Sophomore Thomas Herzog had three assists. Senior Sam Pfieffer got the shutout victory with 19 saves. See the score sheet from Hockey Hub.
Beyer now leads the team with 13 goals and 25 points. Owatonna (9-14-1) plays their final regular season game Saturday, February 19 at Austin at 1 pm. Playoffs begin Thursday, February 24.
Owatonna's seniors include Pfieffer, Wyatt Kriesel, Grant Achterkirch, Elijah Mazariego, Ashton Hoffman, Sam Knoll, Ryan Gregory, Joey Dub, Devon Roush, Pederson, Kaden Finholdt, Levi Kubicek, Jack Sande, Vereide, Cole Schroeder, Stendel, Preston Meier, Oscar Mazariego and manager Taylor Bogen.
Scores on Tuesday, February
Austin 71, Northfield 68
Cannon Falls 78, Medford 49
Mankato East 78, Rochester JM 45
Mankato West 77, Albert Lea 27
Maple River 79, Lake Crystal Welcome Memorial 49
Red Wing 55, Faribault 49
Austin 53, Northfield 29
Blooming Prairie 40, Waseca 32
Medford 61, Cannon Falls 53
Rochester Century 51, Winona 24
Rochester JM 51, Mankato East 44
Rochester Mayo 73, Owatonna 55
Triton 68, Lyle/Pacelli 37