Appleton United 3, Eau Claire 1 Appleton United 7, Chippewa Falls/Menomonie 3
At Beloit, Molly McKeever and Jenny Miller both scored three goals as Appleton United swept a pair of games at the Rock County Tournament.
In the opener against Eau Claire, United trailed 1-0 through two periods, before scoring three times in the final 15 minutes to pull out the win.
Appleton then scored the first five goals against Chippewa Falls/Menomonie and improved to 7-3 on the season.
United continues tournament play today at 6:15 p.m. against host Rock County.
Goals: First: Isabel McDaniel EC 2:38. Third: Jenny Miller AU 14:56, Miller AU (Natalie West) pp 8:30, West AU (Emma Kohl) en 1:27. Shots on goal: AU 42, EC 18. Saves: McKenzie Hoisington AU 17, Miranda Bestul EC 38.
Goals: Second: Emma Kohl AU (Jenny Miller) pp 11:06, Molly McKeever AU (Natalie West) 10:27, Miller AU (West) 9:50, McKeever AU (West, Miller) pp 4:28, Emily Cramer AU 3:46, Sydney Schneider CF/M (Payton Rudiger) :55. Third: Schneider CF/M (Rudiger, Eden Reeg) 14:15, McKeever AU (West, Cramer) 9:58, Maddy Kapheim AU 5:46, Reeg CF/M (Kayley Dresel, Rudiger) pp 4:26. Shots on goal: CF/M 20, AU 40. Saves: Alexis Hermann CF/M 33, Libbey Breaker AU 17.
Fox Cities 1, Northern Edge 1
At Rhinelander, Ally Fox scored on the power play at the 14:41 mark of the first period as Fox Cities rallied to tie Northern Edge during the Hodag Holiday Tournament.
Northern Edge grabbed the early lead on a goal by Lauren Smith 3:07 into the game.
Morgan Talbot made 18 saves in net for the Stars.
Goals: First: Lauren Smith NE 3:07, Ally Fox FC (Nicole Barfknecht) pp 14:41. Shots on goal: FC 39, NE 19. Saves: Morgan Talbot FC 18, Shea Petersen NE 38.
Fox Cities 2, Beloit 1 Fox Cities 5, Reedsburg/Wisconsin Dells 1
At Wisconsin Dells, the Stars moved into today’s championship game against West Salem in the Monks Classic with a pair of victories.
Brett Nyman made 33 saves in Thursday’s win over Beloit. Quinn Fitzgerald and Bennett Weycker scored goals for Fox Cities.
In Friday’s game, Fitzgerald, Weycker, Noah Krueger, Michael Schermerhorn and Hunter Schwehr all scored goals as the Stars coasted to the victory. Nyman added 29 saves.
Mankato, Minn., West 8, Appleton United 2
Nathan Zilisch and Kieran Brosnan scored for Appleton (5-2-2), but it lost in the semifinals of the Hilltopper Holiday Classic in Duluth, Minn.
Zilisch’s goal tied the game at 1-1 at 9:32 of the first period, but West scored twice more in the first and three times in the second to break the game open. Brosnan’s goal made it 7-2 at 12:29 of the third period.
James Schroeder made 24 saves for AU.