Bantams open hockey season
FAIRMONT — The Carlson Dental of Fairmont Bantams team started the season 0-4-1 in hockey action.
Fairmont tied with New Ulm/Sleepy Eye, 1-1 on Nov. 26. Alec Reutzel scored Fairmont’s goal with the assist from Seth Becker. Dakota Hoefker made 21 saves in the tie.
The team then lost to Windom, 6-2. Dominic Hegdal and Becker had a goal each, while Carson Johnson, Thomas Claeys and Reutzel had assists.
Cole Ziemer was in goal and recorded 25 saves.
On Dec. 2, Redwood Valley shut out Fairmont, 4-0, with Hoefker rejecting 34 shots.
Later that day, Marshall took a 4-2 win over Fairmont. Alexander Moeller and Hegdal scored Fairmont’s goals with Noah Nelson chipping in an assist.
The next day, Worthington netted a 4-2 victory over Fairmont.
Moeller handled Fairmont’s scoring with assists from Reutzel, Carter Beebe and Nikolas Flanagan.
Hoefker racked up 51 saves on the day for Fairmont.