BOYS HOCKEY: Trojans pick up first winFAIRMONT — Jacob Oberloh scored a hat trick as Worthington won its first boys hockey game this season with a 7-2 decision over Fairmont.
By: Daily Globe, Worthington Daily Globe
FAIRMONT — Jacob Oberloh scored a hat trick as Worthington won its first boys hockey game this season with a 7-2 decision over Fairmont.
The Trojans improved to 1-5-0 overall as Oberloh scored the first goal of each period. He handed Worthington a 1-0 lead at the 2 minutes, 6 seconds mark of the first and a 2-0 edge with 13:45 left in the second.
Eight seconds later, Brock Johnson scored to cut the Cardinals’ deficit to 2-1.
The Trojans completed the second period with three unanswered goals to take a 5-1 lead. Levi Leach had the next two tallies —at 7:05 and 43 seconds later at 6:22 —before Alex Kremer capped Worthington’s eruption with a goal at 3:08.
Oberloh completed his hat trick with 15:55 left as the Trojans went ahead 6-1.
A power-play goal from the Cardinals’ Rodney Engstrom as 6:55 remained was the only tally for either team with a man-advantage. Worthington’s Sam Mills ended the scoring on a goal with 5:14 left.
Leach added three assists for a five-point game. Mitchell Shreiner added another assist for the Trojans.
Rylan Scholtes was the winning goaltender for Worthington, making 29 saves on 31 shots. Derrick Hohensee also had 29 saves on 36 shots in the loss for Fairmont.
Worthington travels to play at Waseca at 2 p.m. Saturday.
Worthington 1 4 2 — 7
Fairmont 0 1 1 — 2