Chris Hagen had a hat trick and the RHS boys' hockey team defeated the Tomahawk Hatchets 7-5 Friday at the Rhinelander Ice Arena.
The Hodags took control with three unanswered goals late in the second period and held on as Tomahawk twice cut the lead to a goal in the third period. Hagen finished his hat trick with a goal with 9.3 seconds remaining.
Trent Wild, Cody Vinger, Kurt Zuiker and Kyle Loher also scored for the Hodags, who outshot Tomahawk 26-17. Jake Arno made 12 saves in the win.
Rhinelander (2-1-0, 0-0-0 Great Northern) travels to Northland Pines Thursday.
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