MASON CITY, Iowa | The Sioux City Metros claimed three out of a possible four points over the weekend while staying close to the top of the Midwest High School Hockey League standings.
Coach Dave LeGree’s Metros posted a 4-2 win over Mason City Saturday. Mason City bounced back with a 2-1 overtime win Sunday morning.
Sioux City and Waterloo are each tied for third in the MHSHL with nine points, each team posting 4-1-1 records. Both teams are chasing Kansas City (6-0) and Omaha (6-0), teams that have each totaled 12 points.
Early-period scoring provided momentum for the Metros in Saturday’s triumph. Kolton Kane’s goal, 18 seconds into the second period provided a 2-0 lead while James Page’s goal, 1:54 into the third period, increased the lead to 3-0.
Drake Beller recorded his first 2-goal game of the season, collecting goals in the first and third periods. Page assisted on both of Beller’s goals while Grant Newman also recorded two assists.
Winning goaltender Blake Beller had 28 saves.
Cole Baskerville’s goal, 3:38 into overtime, pushed Mason City atop the Metros.
Sioux City had taken a 1-0 first-period lead on Connor Sand’s second goal of the season. Mason City knotted the game on Zach Jiminez’s second-period goal.
Blake Beller had 25 saves for the Metros.
Sioux City’s junior varsity split its weekend games, rebounding from Saturday’s 2-1 setback to win on Sunday, 2-1 in a shootout.
Joe Erickson gave the Metros a 1-1 tie on Saturday with a second-period goal. Will Stokes had 31 saves.
Tyler Ownby’s shootout goal gave the Metros Sunday’s win.
Ownby and Christen Peterson each assisted on T.J. Lake’s first-period power play goal. Stokes had 13 saves in regulation and three saves in the shootout.
The Metros will host games against Dubuque on Saturday and Sunday.