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Huneke scores twice, Raiders beat Royals, 3-1

Hastings senior captain Brittney Huneke eludes a Woodbury player during last week's game in Woodbury. (Rivertown Newspaper Group photo by Hank Long)

The Hastings girls hockey team improved to 4-3 in conference play with a 3-1 win over Woodbury last week.

The Raiders are now in the middle of the Suburban East Conference standings. Roseville and White Bear Lake lead the league with 6-1 records. Stillwater is third at 6-2 and Mounds View is fourth with a mark of 5-2.

In the game against Woodbury, Hastings took a 2-0 lead in the first period. It turns out that would be the only offense the team needed.

Courtney Boucher scored the first Hastings goal, unassisted, at 2:23 of the first period.

Brittney Huneke scored at 11:37, assisted by Kit Ruedy.

Woodbury scored its lone goal at 15:55 to make the score 2-1 after one period.

Following a scoreless second period, Huneke scored at 1:56 of the third, assisted by Mackenzie Klimek.

Stef Wical played in goal for the Raiders. She made 25 saves.

Hastings had 21 shots on goal.

Hastings has a 6-4 record on the season.

Hastings is playing this week at a Farmington holiday tournament.

Chad Richardson

Chad Richardson is the news director for RiverTown Multimedia. He was the publisher of four RiverTown publications until 2016, when he was named news director. He was previously general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He worked at the Hastings Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.

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