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Tigers top Spartans, advance to sectional finals

The New Richmond Tigers celebrate one of their three second period goals, which gave them a 4-3 lead heading into the third period.

The New Richmond Tigers boys' hockey team rallied from an early 3-1 deficit to claim a 6-4 win over the Somerset Spartans on Tuesday, Feb. 25, in New Richmond. The Tigers Kole Hallmark lead the team with five points on the night, including a hat trick. 

With the win, the Tigers advance to the WIAA Boys Hockey Sectional Final where they will face the Superior Spartans, who defeated the Hudson Raiders 7-3 in Hudson on Tuesday night. The game will be held on Saturday, March 1, at 2 p.m. in Amery.

Tickets can be purchased for $5 at the New Richmond High School starting Thursday,  Feb. 27, at 7:30 am until Friday, Feb. 28, at noon.

For the full game story, see next week's New Richmond News. 

Jordan Willi
Jordan Willi is a reporter for the New Richmond News. Previously, he worked as a sports reporter at the Worthington Daily Globe in Worthington, Minnesota. He also interned at the Hudson Star Observer for two summers and contributed to the Bison Illustrated sports magazine at North Dakota State University.
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