Aspen pulls ahead to win over Sailors hockey
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — After tying its game against Aspen at 2 points, the Steamboat Springs hockey team gave up a pair of goals to lose 4-2 on Friday, Dec. 20.
Aspen (2-2) struck first thanks to a goal from Eli Hunt 10 minutes and 29 seconds into the first period. The Skiers went up 2-0 when Jack Pevny scored less than a minute later.
Sailors senior Tanner Ripley got the Sailors (1-3) on the board at the 16:56 mark of the period. Just under five minutes into the second, Steamboat senior David Thiel tied the game at two with assists from Coleman Bohmer and Ripley.
However, Steamboat goaltender Marek Demorat relinquished two more goals later in the second, allowing the Skiers to secure the win. Demorat made 35 saves on the night, while Aspen goalie Logan Soderberg stopped 26 of Steamboat’s 28 shots on goal.
Friday, Dec. 20
Aspen 4, Steamboat Springs 2
SS 1 1 0 — 2
A 2 2 0 — 4
A — Eli Hunt, 10:29
A — Jack Pevny (Matthew Rigney), 11:26
SS — Tanner Ripley, 16:56
SS — David Thiel (Coleman Bohmer, Tanner Ripley), 4:44
A — Hunt, 11:20
A — Max Ufkes (Pevny), 19:34
Steamboat Springs Ice Hockey schedule
- Dec. 6-7: Steamboat Springs at Crested Butte, W 4-3, L 7-2
- Dec. 11: Steamboat Springs at Summit, L 6-3
- Dec. 20: Steamboat Springs at Aspen, L 4-2
- Jan. 10: Denver East at Steamboat Springs, 7:30 p.m., L 8-2
- Jan. 17: Aspen at Steamboat Springs, T 2-2
- Jan. 18: Glenwood Springs at Steamboat Springs, L 8-5
- Jan. 20: Steamboat Springs at Chaparral, L 7-0
- Jan. 25: Steamboat Springs at Mountain Vista, L 1-2
- Jan. 29: Fort Collins at Steamboat Springs, L 8-1
- Jan. 31: Summit at Steamboat Springs, L 10-1
- Feb. 1: Palmer at Steamboat Springs, W 5-2
- Feb. 4: Steamboat Springs at Battle Mountain, L 7-2
- Feb. 12: Steamboat Springs at Glenwood Springs, L 6-2
- Feb. 14: Dakota Ridge at Steamboat Springs, L 7-5
- Feb. 15: Cherry Creek at Steamboat Springs, L 9-2
- Feb. 17: Battle Mountain at Steamboat Springs, L 4-0
- Feb. 22: Steamboat Springs at Mullen, 8:30 p.m.
To reach Shelby Reardon, call 970-871-4253, email sreardon@SteamboatPilot.com or follow her on Twitter @ByShelbyReardon.
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