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Hockey: Blizzard fall 7-2 to Mason City

The Mason City Toros earned its sixth victory of the season over the Alexandria Blizzard with a 7-2 win Saturday.

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Matt McIntyre

The Alexandria Blizzard (NA3HL) had its three-game winning streak snapped by the hands of the Mason City Toros Saturday in a 7-2 loss.

Mason City jumped on Alexandria early with two goals in the first period and two goals early in the second period, three of which were scored by Cullen Hogan.

Forward Ethan Moerke scored his (6:28) 12th goal of the season and gave the Blizzard their first goal of the night. Forward Zachary DeMarce and defenseman Kaden Peterson had the assist.

Mason City’s Ryan Kaspar added a goal at the end of the second to put the Toros up 5-1 heading into the final frame.

Forward Matt McIntyre scored 68 seconds into the final frame to cut the Blizzard’s deficit to three. Forwards Sean Kenny and Benjamin Tschida had the assist.


Mason City scored twice from there on out to win 7-2. Alexandria had a 39-30 advantage in shots on goal, including an 18-7 edge in the final frame.

The Blizzard is now 1-6 this season against the Toros. The Blizzard (21-18-1) have one more crack at the Toros (30-11-1) in the regular season. The Blizzard host the Toros again on Sunday at the Runestone Community Center. Puck drop is at 5 p.m.

Sam Stuve covers a variety of sports in the Douglas County area. He also is assigned to do some news stories as well.
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