Tomahawk skaters fall to New Richmond in State tournament

For the Tomahawk Leader

MIDDLETON – The Tomahawk Hatchet hockey team took on New Richmond in the first round of the WIAA Division 2 State Tournament in Middleton, Wis., today and fell by a score of 8-4.

Tomahawk entered the tournament ranked #4, while New Richmond was the top seed.

The Hatchets struck first in the opening frame, with Jonah Dickens putting the puck in the net. New Richmond responded with three unanswered goals, but Tomahawk rallied before the end of the period with goals by Logan Seymour and Jonah Dickens, making the score 3-3 at the end of the first period.

The Tigers came out strong in the second period, scoring three straight goals. A goal by Caleb Dickens late in the period made the score 6-4 heading into the final frame.

New Richmond tacked on two more goals in the third period on their way to the 8-4 win, ending Tomahawk’s historic season.

The Hatchets’ matchup against the Tigers marked Tomahawk hockey’s first trip to State since 1991.

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