Juneau loses to SoHi, beats Kenai

Juneau loses to SoHi, beats Kenai

The Soldotna hockey team improved to 3-0 in the Railbelt Conference with a 1-0 victory over Juneau-Douglas on Saturday at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex.

Josh Tree shut the Crimson Bears (6-2 in conference) out on 22 shots as the Stars posted a shutout for the third straight game. Cody Mitchell saved 29 for Juneau.

Galen Brantley III had the game-winner with 13 minutes, 20 seconds, remaining in the game. The goal was unassisted.

Friday, Juneau had defeated Kenai Central 9-1 to keep the Kardinals winless on the season. Zach Burnett had the goal for the Kardinals, while Bailey Maxson notched the assist.

Stars 1, Crimson Bears 0

Juneau 0 0 0 — 0

Soldotna 0 0 1 — 1

First period — none. Penalties — Juneau 2 for 4:00.

Second period — none. Penalties — Juneau 2 for 4:00; Soldotna 5 for 10:00.

Third period — 1. Soldotna, Galen Brantley III (un.), 1:40. Penalties — Juneau 1 for 2:00.

Shots on goal — Juneau 5-8-9—22; Soldotna 10-5-15—30.

Goalies — Juneau, Mitchell (30 shots, 29 saves); Soldotna, Tree (22 shots, 22 saves).

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