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Tech Hockey Wins Winter Carnival Trophy – Sunday Sports Wrap

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High School

In high school hockey Saturday…
• A late surge powered Jeffers to a 6-3 come-from-behind victory over Gladwin at the Cheboygan Showcase. The Jets trailed 3-1 after the first period. They narrowed the gap with a goal in the second, and then erupted for four third-period tallies to put the game away. Brit Heinonen scored twice for the Jets. Cage Osterman had a goal and three assists. Brogan Turner, Cody Turner and Griffin Heinonen also found the net. Kasen Helminen made 22 saves, as Jeffers outshot the Flying G’s 64-25.

College Hockey

The Michigan Tech hockey team lost the game, but won the Winter Carnival Trophy Saturday night. After winning Friday’s contest against Minnesota State 3-1, the Huskies dropped a 4-2 decision Saturday. Tyrone Bronte and Marcus Pedersen scored for the Huskies. Blake Pietila stopped 12 of 15 shots, with the Mavericks’ final goal a late empty-netter. With each team holding one win and five total series goals, Tech got goals from Logan Pietila, Ryland Mosley and Pedersen to win a shootout, and claim the trophy. Jed Pietila was named the series’ Most Valuable Player.

The Northern Michigan hockey team skated to a 3-3 tie with Bemidji State Saturday evening. The Beavers earned the bonus Central Collegiate Hockey Association standings point in a shootout. Grant Slukynsky, Artem Shlaine and Andre Ghantous scored for the Wildcats. Beni Halasz took the loss in net, as NMU outshot Bemidji 29-17.

College Basketball

Both Michigan Tech basketball teams earned wins over Parkside Saturday.
• The women held off the Rangers 74-68. Isabella Lenz and Katelyn Meister each scored 17, and Emma Anderson came off the bench to contribute a career-best 14.
• The men’s team took a quick early lead, and raced to a 74-52 victory. Marcus Tomashek scored 22 points. Dan Gherezgher had 16 points and 11 rebounds.

Both Northern Michigan University squads swept Purdue Northwest Saturday.
• The women used a strong third quarter to set up a 73-62 victory. Makaylee Kuhn scored 25.
• The men scored the final eight points of the game, and squeaked past the Pride 69-66. Dylan Kuehl scored 22 points, and Max Weisbrod added 20.

GLHL

The Portage Lake Pioneers fell 5-4 in overtime to the Eagle River Falcons Saturday.

The Calumet Wolverines had the weekend off.

NHL

The Red Wings overcame a 3-1 deficit, and pulled out a 4-3 overtime victory over the Canucks Saturday. Lucas Raymond scored early, before Vancouver netted three straight. Third period goals by Daniel Spring and Michael Rasmussen forced the extra period, and Jake Walman netted the game-winner. Alex Lyon made 28 saves.

Raymond took an illegal check to the head early in the second period, and fell to the ice. He missed a few shifts, but eventually returned to the game. Nikita Zadorov of the Canucks has been suspended for two games.

The Wings visit the Oilers Tuesday. Coverage will start at 8:45 on 99.3 The Lift.

NBA

The Pistons’ modest two-game winning streak ended Saturday, with a 112-106 loss to the Clippers. Jaden Ivey scored 23, Cade Cunningham added 22 and dished out 10 assists, and Jalen Duren snared 18 rebounds.

The Pistons visit the Lakers Tuesday night.

NFL

The Chiefs and 49ers will meet in the Super Bowl this evening. Hear the broadcast on 99.3 The Lift.

High School Sports Broadcasts

  • Tomorrow – Girls Basketball – Calumet at Houghton – 7:00 pregame on the Voice of the Gremlins, 97.7 The Wolf.
  • Tuesday – Hockey – Calumet at Houghton – 6:40 on the Voice of the Gremlins, 97.7 The Wolf.
  • Thursday – Hockey – Kingsford at Calumet – 6:10 pregame on the Voice of the Copper Kings, KBear 102.3.
  • Friday – Hockey – Houghton at Marquette – 6:10 pregame on the Voice of the Gremlins, 97.7 The Wolf.

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