Hooked up in fast paced game, the Antigo High School boys hockey team fought back from an early deficit to send Thursday’s exciting WIAA regional game with Bayport into overtime but ended up a few glides short as the Pirates captured a 4-3 win.
The Robins finished its season at 18-7 overall while Bayport climbed to 16-9 and will now visit Green Bay Notre Dame Tuesday. The Tritons defeated Ashwaubenon Tuesday, 8-3.
In a game that was at best only adequately controlled, the Robins trailed by 2-1 after two periods. After having stuffed the Pirates’ 1:13 two-man advantage due to Robin penalties, an injured C.J. Levis, hampered by shoulder problems the entire game, tied the score at 2-2 on assists from Adam Schmidt and Tyler Husnick 9:43 into the third period.