On the very first day of practice back in November, first-year Raider boys’ hockey coach Brooks Lockwood laid out his goals for the program. “We want to be one of the top two teams in our section every year, and one of the top teams in the conference every year,” he said.
The Raider boys’ hockey team avenged a regular season loss to Somerset in a WIAA sectional semifinal last Tuesday, but couldn’t pull off a repeat performance in the sectional final Friday night in Menomonie.
Michael Hommes had a goal and an assist and Josh Mattis stopped all 27 shots he faced to lead Hudson to a 3-0 victory over Somerset in a WIAA boys sectional semifinal game Tuesday night in Somerset.
The third-seeded Raiders (19-5-0) advanced to this Friday’s sectional final game against top-seeded Superior (16-8-1) with a berth in next week’s WIAA State Tournament on the line.
Raider boys’ hockey coach Brooks Lockwood was among a group of over 40 former Raider players who laced up the skates and hit the ice at John Gornick Memorial Arena the just before Christmas for the program’s first Alumni Hockey Tournament.
Wisconsin Sports The Wisconsin men’s basketball team is 2-0 in the Big Ten after winning at Nebraska 47-41 on Sunday. The Badgers overcame poor shooting for the second game in a row. They hit just 38-percent from the floor, and made only Three of 13 free throws.
Two games, two very different results for the Raider boys’ hockey team.
After blowing out Menomonie, 8-1, at the Dunn County Arena last Tuesday night, the Raiders allowed three early goals and couldn’t recover in a 5-2 loss Saturday afternoon in Somerset.
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