Mansfield JV plays tough, but comes up short
The Mansfield Junior Varsity hockey team played well against Flower Mound Marcus on May 18 at the Dr Pepper Arena in Frisco, but was outscored 2-0 in the third period to lose to the Marauders by a score of 6-4 and move to 1-2 on the summer season.
Mansfield drew first blood in the game on a goal from Torsten Lindquist at the 6:34 mark of the first period, as Conner Gent picked up the assist.
Marcus scored two unanswered goals before the end of the first period and claimed a 2-1 lead heading into the second.
The Marauders scored twice more to open the second period, and led 4-1 seven minutes in.
Mansfield rallied and cut Marcus' lead to two when Ian Dacy scored on an assist from Kyle Scott at the 7:40 mark of the period.
Chris Pressley brought the game to within one goal just 15 seconds later on assists from Scott and Thomas Bell.
Nicholas Cyprian scored on a power-play goal with under a minute to play in the second, and it was a whole new match, tied 4-4 heading into the third period.
James Boisvert earned the assist on the Cyprian goal.
Marcus scored twice in the third period to pull out the victory for the Marauders.
Mansfield will play Denton County at 5:15 p.m. in its next game on June 1 at the Euless Star Center Green Arena.
Mansfield Golfer signs National Letter of Intent
Mansfield High School golfer Jordan Brown recently signed his national letter of intent to play golf at the collegiate level at Paris Junior College.
Brown was part of the Mansfield Black team that finished fifth at the Region I-5A tournament this spring season, shooting an 85-84 at the regional competition for the Tigers.
- John English