FAIRMONT - Taylor Nuss and Logyn Cone scored third-period goals as Fairmont Area slipped past Marshall in the season-opening game for both teams Thursday.
Nuss and Cone both finished with two goals and an assist, helping the Cardinals improve to 1-0 this season.
Trailing 2-0 after one period, Marshall (0-1 overall) scored four times in the second session.
Photo by Leanna Becker, The Fairmont Sentinel
Marshall senior forward Lizzie Archbold skates to the puck while Fairmont’s sophomore forward Jordyn Junkermeier defends during a non-conference game Thursday at Fairmont.
Lizzie Archbold, Bailey Archbold, Miranda Fischer and Teegan Wyffels all lit the lamp with goals as the Tigers forced a 4-all tie heading into the third period.
Archbold's goal came a the 1:13 mark and was assisted by Alysia Rupp. After Nuss scored her first goal and Kelsy Junkermeier produced a goal to make it 4-1 Fairmont Area, Marshall erupted to record the final three goals of the period.
Bailey Archbold scored on assists from Fischer and Lizzie Archbold at the 7:03 mark. Third seconds later, Fischer scored on an assist from Wyffels at the 7:33 mark. Then, Wyffels scored off a pass from Sara Antony at the 12:56 mark.
For Bailey Archbold and Wyffels, their goals were the first ones they have scored at the varsity level.
Cone and Brooke Lemon made it 2-0 Cardinals with first-peiord goals.
MHS goaltender Sierra Wagner faced 43 shots and stopped 37 of them.
Marshall is back in action at 7 p.m. today, when the Tigers travel to play at Hutchinson.
FAIRMONT AREA 6, MARSHALL 4
FA - Logyn Cone (Assists: Jenna Klages, Myah Lytle), 2:29.
FA - Brooke Lemon (Assist: Logyn Cone), 12:33.
M - Lizzie Archbold (Assist: Alysia Rupp), 1:13.
FA - Taylor Nuss (Assists: Jalyssa Wilson, Courtney Williams), 2:05.
FA - Kelsy Junkermeier (Assists: Courtney Williams, Taylor Nuss) 6:06.
M - Bailey Archbold (Assists: Miranda Fischer, Lizzie Archbold), 7:03.
M - Miranda Fischer (Assist: Teegan Wyffels) 7:33.
M - Teegan Wyffels (Assist: Sara Antony), 12:56.
FA - Taylor Nuss (Assist: Jenna Klages), 2:18.
FA - Logyn Cone (Assists: Jalyssa Wilson, Kelsy Junkermeier), 14:00.
Goaltending - Marshall (Sierra Wagner 43 shots on-goal, 37 saves); Fairmont (Sadie Sandersfield 33 shots on-goal, 29 saves)