Marquette High School Hockey (1) – Houghton Gremlins (1) – Fox Sports Marquette 105.1 & 99.9

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Marquette, MIFebruary 16, 2024 – In a pivotal game for Marquette High School Hockey, the team faced off against the Houghton Gremlins on their home turf at the Lake View Arena. The stakes were high as a victory would mean a shared Hockey League Championship title with Houghton. This game marked the culmination of the regular season before playoffs kick off next week. Announcers Joe Gaffney and Larry Carey provided the play-by-play coverage from the stadium, live on Fox Sports Marquette 105.1 & 99.9.


First Period: The opening period was tough, with both Marquette High School Hockey and Houghton starting strong and holding their ground. Marquette and Houghton unleashed shots, but either missed the mark or faced the formidable Marquette High School Hockey goalie, Cole Kelly, who made big saves throughout the night. Marquette earned the first powerplay of the game, and Reepey delivered a big hit. Despite numerous attempts, neither Marquette High School Hockey nor Houghton managed to score, ending the period in a deadlock.

SCORE: Marquette 0 – 0 Houghton


Second Period: The beginning of the second period saw a remarkable play by Marquette High School Hockey, scoring a crucial goal to take the lead 1-0. Cole Kelly, representing the stellar performance of Marquette High School Hockey, continued making key saves to defend their goal. However, Houghton managed to sneak one past Kelly, tying up the game in this period.

SCORE: Marquette 1 – 1 Houghton


Third Period: The puck moved back and forth in the third period, but unfortunately, technical difficulties disrupted the connection to the announcers at the beginning of the period. Despite the challenges, it was clear that at 2 minutes left on the clock, the score remained tied at 1-1. The game proceeded into overtime, with the final 10 seconds ticking away without either Marquette High School Hockey or Houghton securing a decisive goal. The result was a tie, meaning that Houghton would go home with the title of Champions of the Great Lakes Hockey Tournament.

FINAL SCORE: Marquette High School Hockey 1 – 1 Houghton**


While Marquette High School Hockey fell short of securing the championship, their performance throughout the season showcased their dedication and skill. Fans can look forward to the upcoming playoffs and continue to support Marquette High School Hockey on Fox Sports Marquette 105.1 & 99.9. Stay tuned for more thrilling hockey action as Marquette High School Hockey gears up for the playoff challenge ahead.