The Tomah High School boys hockey team ran into a very good Baldwin-Woodville squad Friday and dropped a 4-0 decision at the United Civic Center in Baldwin.
The loss snapped a two-game winning streak and dropped Tomah’s record to 3-6-1. Baldwin-Woodville improved to 6-2-1.
Baldwin-Woodville hit the Timberwolves with an early blitz, outshooting Tomah 22-5 in the first period and taking a 2-0 lead. However, the hockey was considerably more even over the final two periods with Baldwin-Woodville outshooting Tomah just 19-15.
Paul Vender played all 51 minutes for the Timberwolves at goaltender and made 33 saves.
The Timberwolves committed just one penalty, and all four of Baldwin-Woodville’s goals were even strength.
Tomah travels to the three-day Wisconsin Dells Tournament Thursday, Dec. 30 with an opening match against Wisconsin Rapids starting at 5 p.m. at Poppy Waterman Arena. The other six teams in the field are Reedsburg/Wisconsin Dells, DeForest, Greendale, McFarland, Appleton Xavier and Stoughton.
The Timberwolves’ next home game is Thursday, Jan. 11 against West Salem in a 7 p.m. start at Tomah Ice Center.
BALDWIN-WOODVILLE 4 TOMAH 0
First period: B—Albrightson (Holme, Rens) 9:04. B—Carlson, 13:58.
Second period: B- Albrightson 1:10.
Third period: B—A. Bishop 12:17.
Saves: T—Vender 33. B—Z. Bishop 20.
Penalties: T 1-2. B 4-8.