The Pine City/Rush City boys hockey team—with Rush City members Jake Kleinsasser, Conner Werner, Coltin Malchow, Blake Cook and Matt Haglund—traveled to St. Paul Highland Park Senior High School last week and were downed 8-5 by the Scots.
Kleinsasser scored a goal and made an assist during the matchup.
Pine City team members Adam Swanson, Casey Lucht, Colby Pavelka and TJ Gross each scored a goal; Lucht aided with two assists, Gross with one and Coltin Malchow recorded one assist.
Goalie Danny Pitzen stopped 23 of 31 shots on the Dragons goal.
The Pine City/Rush City boys hockey team is seventh in the Two Rivers Conference with a 1-3 conference and 1-7 overall record. The Dragons will host the Princeton Tigers at Pine City Arena 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3.
The team then travels to Riverside Arena in Moose Lake to faceoff against Moose Lake Area (Barnum/Cromwell/Moose Lake/East Central/Willow River) 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8.