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Junior Bailey Erickson fires a shot on goal for the Stars in Monday’s game against Eau Claire.

Overtime loss muddies WIAA playoff options for Western Wisconsin Stars

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A win on Monday would have given the Western Wisconsin Stars a strong argument to get the sixth seed when the WIAA girls hockey sectional tournament bracket is finalized this Sunday.


Unfortunately, the Stars lost in overtime, 1-0 to Eau Claire, in a game played at the Somerset Ice Arena.

Eau Claire’s Katelyn Hunsley scored 3:31 into the overtime, the first goal after 54 minutes of near misses and close chances for both teams.

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Dave Newman
Dave Newman has been the sports editor at the New Richmond News since 1988. He has covered the action in the Middle Border Conference, Dunn-St. Croix Conference and Big Rivers Conference for nearly 30 years.
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