GIRLS HOCKEY: Holtz scores hat trick as Hutch rips Marshall

HUTCHINSON – Baylee Holtz scored three goals, helping Hutchinson knock off Marshall 7-2 in a non-conference hockey game Friday.

After an unassisted goal from Ellie Larson put Hutchinson ahead 1-0 through one period, Holtz scored at the 6:29 mark of the second period and the 13-minute mark of the third period.

Larson set up the first goal from Holtz, while her second one was assisted by Allison Neubarth. Larson scored her goal at the 1:06 mark of the first period.

Trailing 3-0, Marshall saw Hutchinson take a 5-0 lead on third-period goals from Neubarth (6:37) and Taylor Niece (5:49).

Neubarth’s goal was unassisted. Larson had her second assist of the game on Niece’s goal.

Teegan Wyffels broke up Hutchinson’s shutout with a goal for Marshall with 3:50 left in the game. It was Wyffels second goal this season.

Miranda Fischer provided the pass that helped Wyffels score the goal.

Holz recorded her hat trick with 2 minutes left on a passes from Greta Schierman and Emma Johnson.

With 1:32 left, Lizzie Archbold scored a goal to trim the MHS deficit to 6-2 with a pass from Hanna Peterson.

Larson, who ended with three assists, set up Alexa Seifert’s goal, which came 53 seconds remaining.