St. Catherine Wildcats win 4-2 at home against Concordia Cobbers

The St. Catherine Wildcats won at home on Saturday, handing the Concordia Cobbers a defeat 4-2.

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The St. Catherine Wildcats won at home on Saturday, handing the Concordia Cobbers a defeat 4-2.

The hosting Wildcats opened strong, with Joslin Mumm scoring in the first minute, a goal assisted by Ellie Skaja and Paige Loidolt.

The Wildcats increased the lead to 2-0 in the middle of the first period when Laura Denchfield scored.

The Cobbers' Jerica Friese narrowed the gap to 2-1 late in the first, assisted by Paige Hanson.

The Cobbers tied the game 2-2 with another goal from Jerica Friese late into the first, assisted by McKenzie Oelkers and Abbey Hardwick.

The second period ended with a 3-2 lead for the Wildcats.

The Wildcats increased the lead to 4-2 within the first minute of the third period when Marie Reimer beat the goalie, assisted by Laura Denchfield and Madi Fleming. That left the final score at 4-2.

Next games:

Both teams will be back in action on Friday when the Wildcats host St. Scholastica at 7 p.m. CST and the Cobbers welcome the Hamline Pipers at 7 p.m. CST.