Boys Hockey | Austin 3, Winona 2

AUSTIN — Austin scored three times in the third period to rally from a two-goal deficit and pick up its first boys hockey victory of the season with a 3-2 win against Winona at Riverside Arena on Thursday.

Blake Halsey's power-play goal 33 seconds into the third started the rally, Jason Stoulil tied the score at the 7:48 mark with an unassisted goal and Jace Greenman capped the comeback with a power-play goal at the 9:01 mark.

Adam Maxfield had two assists for the Packers (1-3-0 Big Nine, 1-5-1 overall) and Dan Larson had one.

Ty Mannor and Michael Lubahn had staked the Winhawks to a 2-0 lead after one period with a goal apiece.

Winona outshot Austin 39-30, but Packers goalie Connor Poczos was up to the challenge, making 37 saves to earn his first victory.


The Winhawks dropped to 0-5-0, 0-6-1.

Austin plays at Mankato East at noon on Saturday.

Austin 3, Winona 2



Winona: Ty Mannor 1 goal; Michael Lubahn 1 goal; Wyatt Hamernik 27 saves.

Austin: Blake Halsey 1 goal; Jason Stoulil 1 goal; Jace Greenman 1 goal; Adam Maxfield 2 assists; Dan Larson 1 assist; Connor Poczos 37 saves.

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