Girls hockey team loses WCC rematch to Orono

After losing their first game against Orono High School this season, the Mound Westonka High School girls hockey team lost a rematch against their closest Wright County Conference rivals 6-3.

Orono jumped out to an early four goal lead before White Hawks forward Abby Brustad scored. Jessie Nkhata scored at the end of the second period, and early in the third period Liz Schepers scored to pull MWHS within one goal.

Orono High School then scored two goals within 40 seconds of each other, including Spartan Rebekah Smith’s second of the game to bring the score to a 6-3 final.

The White Hawks were outshot 41-23 in the conference matchup, and White Hawks goaltender Emma Polusny was given the loss despite saving 35 of the 41 shots on goal.

The loss brought the White Hawks to 1-3 in conference games this year.

The White Hawks next game is at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 5 against Hutchinson High School.

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