Jeffers beats Negaunee 9-1

HOUGHTON — The Jeffers Jets defeated the Negaunee Miners 9-1 in the Wisigan Tournament Saturday at the MacInnes Student Ice Arena.

Scoring for the Jets were Jackson Rocchi, Luke Marcotte, Elias Rajala, Evan Larson, Kellen Klein, and Jake Marcotte and Clay Larson each netting two.

Noah Nettell got the Jets start and the win in goal, saving nine of the 10 shots he faced.

In the other matchup, the L’Anse Purple Hornets earned a 4-4 regulation tie against the Tomahawk Hatchets and then were one better than Tomahawk in a 2-1 shootout.

Cooper Lindeman and Eli Schaefer each had a goal and an assist, and in the shootout, Schaefer again scored along with Foster Miller for L’Anse. Also netting goals for the Hornets were Tanner Lane and Malecki Goyen.

Craig Mantila had 37 saves on his 41 shots faced.

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