KETTLE MORAINE – The Appleton United boys’ hockey team got two goals from Connor Zilisch in its 3-1 victory over Kettle Moraine in first round action at the Kettle Moraine tournament on Friday.
Zilisch scored twice in the first period with Michael Alfaro and Nathan Zilisch assisting. Appleton (1-0) added its third goal in the second period on a score from Lucas McKinnon with an assist from Alfaro.
Dylan Phinney had seven saves at goalie for Appleton, which plays Mosinee tomorrow at 1 p.m in second-round action.
Kettle Moraine……0 0 1—1
Appleton United……2 1 0 — 3
First period: Connor Zilisch AU (Michael Alfaro) 4:12; Zilisch AU (Nathan Zilisch) 8:08. Second period: Lucas McKinnon AU (Alfaro) 1:22. Third period: Henry Ersbo KM (Jack Smith) pp :32. Shots: KM 8, AU 46. Saves: Paul McLean KM 43, Dylan Phinney AU 7.
Fox Cities Stars 6, Ashwaubenon 0
At Sheboygan, Hunter Schwehr scored two goals to lead the Stars past Ashwaubenon.
Noah Hablewitz, Andrew Ohland, Zach Bishop and Noah Krueger also scored for the Stars (1-0), which also got 18 saves from Nathan DeLisle.
Ashwaubenon……0 0 0 — 0
Fox Cities……0 4 2 — 6
Second period: Noah Hablewitz (Michael Schermerhorn) 11:34; Hunter Schwehr (Noah Krueger, Zach Bishop) 8:01; Andrew Ohland (Schermerhorn) 5:38; Bishop (Schermerhorn) 1:24. Third period: Schwehr (Jonathan Kwasny, Krueger) 10:00; Krueger (Hablewitz, Hayes Martinez) 5:00. Shots: ASH 18, FCS 32. Saves: David Michaelson ASH 26, Nathan DeLisle FCS 18.