HOUGHTON - Nine Houghton Gremlins recorded multi-point games in a 12-0 drubbing of L'Anse at Dee Stadium Thursday.
Houghton scored seven times in the first period and five more in the second to trigger the goal-differential rule.
Casey Markham had a hat trick for Houghton, now 16-2 overall. Both Jed Kallio and Reid Pietila had two goals and a playmaker for a five-point night. Erich Walter also scored twice for the Gremlins.
Jayson Wiitala made seven saves for the shutout for Houghton, which hosts Hancock in the Wing Ding game Wednesday night.