Northfield takes section ice hockey title

By: 
John Mueller, news@newpraguetimes.com

New Prague’s Michael Beckius (11) and Sean Christenson (24) console NPHS goalie Oskar Pomerenke after a tough loss to Northfield in the section championship game Wednesday, March 1, in Rochester. Northfield topped New Prague to win a berth in the state tournament. (John Mueller photo)

Repeating an oft-used phrase, New Prague High School boys’ ice hockey coach Brad Drazan summed up the Section 1A championship game in Rochester in which Northfield topped the Trojans, 6-0.

“It just wasn’t our night,” he said.

New Prague did the best it could to pressure Northfield goalie Keaton Walock. He stonewalled the Trojans 24 times. New Prague was aware the Raiders are a good team. Northfield beat New Prague, 3-0, earlier this season in New Prague. To pull off the upset, the Trojans needed plenty of things to go its way. New Prague saw too many things not go its way, from a...

To see more on this story pick up the March 8, 2023 print edition of The New Prague Times. 

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