FAIRBANKS-Yesterday in the Big Dipper the 3A rivalry between Hutch and Monroe took place.
Daniel Slane in goal for Hutchison and Nathaniel Brose was goalie for Monroe they were the mainstays of a scoreless first.
But Brandon Rustad scored on a power play goal at 9:54 mark of the second period for Hutchison. Less than two minutes later Alex Marcos scored for Hutchison to give the Hawks a 2-0 lead.
But the Rams got back in it. It was 4 on 4 and William Brice made it a 2-1 game with his goal with 2:30 left in the second.
Brose left the game due to an injury and Thomas Lees scored on rookie goalie Nathan Jankowski in third. Slane shut the door , 20 saves for Hutch and Hawks win 3-1.