Shawano skaters lose twice in Antigo

NEW Media Staff

Antigo’s hockey team, which includes players from Wittenberg-Birnamwood, defeated Shawano/Bonduel 3-1 Dec. 28, the second day of a tournament in Antigo.

The first two goals scored came in the second period. First, Owen Dickman scored at 7:57 with an assist from Eli Kassler. Then, at 14:28, Collin Tiedemann scored with an assist again by Kassler.

Antigo went up 3-0 in the third period on a Kassler goal at 10:40, with an assist from Liam Burt.

Max Huntington scored Shawano/Bonduel’s only goal at 11:35, with an assist from Hunter Jones.

Shawano/Bonduel players were called for 11 fouls and served 30 minutes in the penalty box. Antigo served 16 minutes on eight infractions.

Kaiden Thornborrow recorded 36 saves on 39 shots on goal for the Hawks, while Nolan Bunnell made 27 saves on 28 shots on goal.


Shawano/Bonduel lost 9-0 to Amery in its first game of a holiday tournament in Antigo.

The Warriors scored three goals in the first period and six more in the second in their shutout win.

Shawano/Bonduel players spent 18 minutes in the penalty box on nine infractions, while Amery was called seven times and served 22 minutes.

In the net, Kaiden Thornborrow made 19 saves on 25 shots on goal, and Dylan Prochaska made 19 saves on 22 shots.

A pair of goalies made all 21 saves for the Warriors.


At its home tournament, Antigo lost 5-3 to D.C. Everest.

D.C. Everest led 2-0 after the first period. Antigo’s first goal came at 2:34 in the second period on a shot by Owen Dickman and an assist by Nolan Bunnell. D.C. Everest scored in the second period to lead 3-1.

The team traded goals in the third period with D.C. Everest scoring first. Dickman notched his second goal of the day at 5:52 with an assist by Eli Kassler. After the final goal by D.C. Everest, Kassler’s scored at 14:40 with help from Dickman and Liam Burt.

Bunnell worked the net for Antigo, notching 46 saves on 51 shots on goal. Griffin Bunnell was in the net for D.C. Everest and made 25 saves on 28 shots.