Homer hockey takes 4th at Big Lake Lions Classic

  • By Staff Report
  • Sunday, December 14, 2014 10:35pm
  • Sports

The Homer hockey team defeated Hutchison 7-2 on Saturday to take fourth place at the Big Lake Lions Classic in the Valley.

The Mariners took control by scoring the first four goals of the game. JJ Sonnen scored the first two goals of the game, while Clem Tillion also scored in the first. Dimitry Kuzmin scored to open the second.

After Holden McCulloch scored for Hutchison, Homer scored three straight to ice the game. Ulian Kuzmin, Danny Wiest and Dmitry Kuzmin had those goals.

Riley Swanson had 15 saves for Homer, while Zach Hansen made 20 saves for the Hawks.

Mariners 7, Hawks 2

Hutchison 0 1 1 —2

Homer 3 3 1 —7

First period — 1. Homer, Sonnen (U. Kuzmin, C. Tillion), 0:54; 2. Homer, Sonnen (un.), 13:35; 3. Homer, C. Tillion (D. Kuzmin), 14:59. Penalties — Hutchison 2 for 4:00; Homer 3 for 6:00.

Second period — 4. Homer, D. Kuzmin (Larsonov, Roberts), 1:08; 5. Hutchison, McCulloch (Rustad, Davis), 4:38; 6. Homer, U. Kuzmin (C. Tillion), 8:16; 7. Homer, Wiest (C. Tillion, Heimbold), 12:59. Penalties — Hutchison 3 for 6:00; Homer 1 for 2:00.

Third period — 8. Homer, D. Kuzmin (A. Kuzmin, Swanson), 5:32; 9. Hutchison, McCulloch (un.), 7:02. Penalties — Hutchison 1 for 2:00; Homer 1 for 2:00.

Shots on goal — Hutchison 7-5-5—17; Homer 9-10-8—27.

Goalies — Hutchison, Hansen (27 shots, 20 saves); Homer, Swanson (17 shots, 15 saves).

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