Battle Mountain hockey falls to Summit

29th January, 2016 by

By Chris Freud

EAGLE — In a back and forth Foothills rivalry matchup, Battle Mountain hockey lost to Summit County in overtime, 4-3, despite leading the Tigers in shots, 31-21.With the loss, the Huskies (5-6 overall, 3-5 in the Foothills) remain in the middle of the pack with playoffs looming while the Tigers (3-9-1, 2-6-1) are still in the hunt.“Today was a big game,” said Huskies coach Dennis Hextall. “We needed that. This is one of the team’s we’ve got to keep down below us, so today didn’t help.”Opening MomentumBattle Mountain came out aggressive, scoring the first goal shorthanded three minutes into the …

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