Marquette JV hockey team loses two games to Sault

MARQUETTE – In a pair of home games Jan. 25-26, the Marquette Senior High School junior varsity hockey team dropped a pair of games to the Sault Ste. Marie Midget A Firehawks, 3-2 and 2-1.

In the 3-2 loss, Alex Warchol scored both MSHS goals. Drawing assists were James Hendrickson and Brock Smith.

The Redmen were outshot 42-15.

“(MSHS goaltender) Gabe Apple did a fantastic job for us,” Marquette head coach Kevin Thomsen said. “He made some saves that we really outstanding.

“The Firehawks are a very good team and we just didn’t show up.”

In the 2-1 defeat, Warchol notched the lone Marquette goal, with assists from Smith and Hunter Larson.

Johnny Beckman made 29 saves in goal for the Redmen.

“We showed up, played our game and had enough high-quality shots that I wasn’t disappointed with our performance,” Thomsen said.