Soldotna hockey tops Homer

The visiting Soldotna hockey team overcame a 1-0 deficit at the end of the first period to top Homer 4-1 on Thursday in North Star Conference action.

Homer took the lead in the first on a goal by Tim Blakley.

But Galen Brantley III and Matthew Daugherty scored in the second for the Stars, and Corey Hanson and Brantley wrapped things up with third-period goals.

Stars 4, Mariners 1

Soldotna 0 2 2 — 4

Homer 1 0 0 — 1

First period — 1. Homer, Blakley (Nevak), 7:57. Penalties — Soldotna 2 for 4:00.

Second period — 2. Soldotna, Brantley III (Daugherty), 1:29; 3. Soldotna, Daugherty (Neunzert, Hensley), 6:08. Penaties — Homer 1 for 2:00.

Third period — 4. Soldotna, Hanson (Lockwood), 0:58; 5. Soldotna, Brantley III (Lockwood, B. Urban), 14:24. Penalites — Soldotna 1 for 2:00; Homer 1 for 2:00.

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