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Hockey: Raider boys, girls both keep rolling

Both the Hudson boys' and girls' hockey teams posted Big Rivers Conference shutouts Thursday night, Jan. 10, to extend their respective unbeaten streaks.

Hudson's boys avenged an early season loss to Chippewa Falls with a 4-0 victory over the Cardinals at Gornick Arena while the Raider girls beat Chippewa Falls/Menomonie 7-0 on the road. Hudson's boys extended their unbeaten streak to seven straight games while it was the fourth straight win for the girls.

Dylan Carr, Carter Maack, Hunter Danielson and Cole Danielson accounted for the scoring in the boys' victory while Payton Hanson dished out two assists and Cole Danielson, Harvey Dove, and Ethan Sporn had one assist each. AJ cohen stopped all 20 shots he faced as the Raiders outshot the Cardinals 30-20.

Over in Chippewa Falls, Sydney Hendricks and Nikki Olund had two goals and an assist each and Quinn Winkoski had a goal and two assists to lead the Raider girls to a 7-0 win.

Julia Wareham and Bailee Dierks added a goal each and Dani Robson and Mallory Thompson had two assists each while Wareham, Taylor Halverson, Avery Johnson and Rose Giblin picked up one apiece.

Amelia Halunen made 14 saves as the Raiders outshot the Cardinals 55-14.

Both Hudson teams will take part in the Raider's annual Cancer Awareness games this Saturday, Jan. 12.

The day starts with the Raider girls facing Onalaska at 1 p.m. at Gornick Arena and continues with the JV boys taking on Green Bay Notre Dame at 2 p.m. at Drewiske Arena and the varsity boys hosting Green Bay Notre Dame at 4 p.m. at Gornick Arena.

During the event there will be puck pledge cards available, a bake sale, apparel sales and a chuck-the-puck contest with all proceeds benefiting the Rhino's Foundation, which supports families in Western Wisconsin who have been impacted by cancer.

Bob Burrows

Bob Burrows has been sports editor at the River Falls Journal since 1996 and at the Hudson Star-Observer since 2009. Prior to joining the Journal, Burrows served as sports editor with Ledger Publications in Balsam Lake, Wis. A native of Bayonne, N.J. and a U.S. Navy veteran, Burrows attended Marquette University before completing his studies at UW-River Falls in 1992.

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