MARQUETTE - Unable to stop state-ranked Houghton, the Marquette Senior High School hockey Redmen dropped an 8-1 decision to the Gremlins Thursday at Lakeview Arena.
Cole Hagwell scored twice an added an assist for Houghton, 18-4 on the season. Teammate Raymond Bryce added a goal and two assists.
Evan Kyle made 37 saves in the Marquette net; Jayson Wiitala came up with 15 stops for Houghton.
Calumet 9, Negaunee 0
CALUMET - Calumet took care of business Thursday, wiping out Negaunee 9-0 in Great Lakes Hockey Conference play.
Lucas Lahnala scored four goals for the Copper Kings (15-8, 6-0 GLHC).
Brendan Jacques added a goal and four assists, while Robbie Erkkila also notched his playmaker.
Eric Mattila, Erkkila, Matt Prouty and Logan Lemler scored for Calumet, which can clinch the league championship tonight at Escanaba.
Goaltender Brian Rogers made six saves.