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Riverkings sweep three game weekend

By Wisconsin Rapids Riverkings Staff, 02/15/21, 9:30PM EST

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The Wisconsin Rapids Riverkings complete their three game weekend winning at home Sunday making there record 33-4-1-1.

 

Friday the Kings of the River headed to Owatonna Minnesota taking on a tough Steele County Blades team with important points for both teams in the standings. 

The final score of the first game was a 6-4 win, Trey Zagrzebski has 2 goals and 2 assists, Cole Creger, Nathan Bottles, and Luke Hartge each had at least a goal and assist. Goalie Kyle McNair picked up the win for the Riverkings

 Also we are proud to announce that Captain Jordan Stear broke the Franchise’s All-Time Assist record with his 113th assist!! The previous record was set by former Riverking Ryan Mantz with 112!! 

 

The Riverkings won the second game of the three game weekend, beating the Steel County Blades 5-1.  Reece McDonald had two shorthanded points with a goal and a assist. Nathan Bottles and Cole Creger had a goal and an a assist each and Luke Hartge has two assists. Also, Sander Willard had the game winner with a outstanding effort on his highlight goal and Yanni Tsouroullis picked up a short handed goal. Riley Allen had a strong game in net stopping 21 of 22 shots for his 12 win on the season.

Sunday the the team returned home Vs Rochester Vipers and won 13-0. Goals were scored by Luke Hartge, Sander Willard, (3) Nathan Bottles, (4) Trey Zagrzebski, (3) Jacob Jakusz, and Cole Creger. The team had assists from (2) Bottles, Grant Newcomer, Logan Radtke, Hartge, Willard, (4) Jordan Stear, Trenton Skaggs, (3) Joseph Blair, Creger, (2) Jakusz and Yanni Tsouroullis. Kyle McNair picked up the shutout in net.

 

Thank you to everyone who came out to support us on this frigid day! Happy Valentine’s Day! 

 

Next weekend, February 19th and 20th, the Riverkings head down to Chicago to play against the Chicago Cougars before returning home for the last three regular season games. 

Tuesday February 23rd Vs Dells Ducks. 

Friday and Saturday February 26-27 Vs Steele County all at SWCRC with 7pm puck drops. 

 

USPHL Midwest playoffs begin March 5th.