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Somerset hockey advances Friday; both New Richmond hockey teams play Saturday

The Somerset boys hockey team advanced to the WIAA sectional tournament with a 7-1 win over River Falls in the regional final game on Friday.

This was the only game from this boys section played on Friday. The New Richmond boys will host the Burnett County co-op team WSFLG at 7 p.m. in another regional final.

In girls hockey, all four of the regional finals have been moved to Saturday. New Richmond will play at Hayward at noon. Hudson hosts Chippewa Falls, River Falls hosts Eau Claire and WSFLG hosts Superior in the other regional finals.

WIAA wrestling sectional tournaments are going on as scheduled on Saturday. New Richmond, Hudson and River Falls will be wrestling in the Wausau West Division 1 meet, starting at 10 a.m. Somerset, St. Croix Central, Ellsworth and Prescott will wrestle in the Amery Division 2 sectional meet, which starts at 11 a.m.

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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