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March 6, 2013

Utica Eisenhower's hockey season ends at quarterfinals

By Mark Vest
C & G Sports Writer

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Eisenhower Jake Wichlacz (40) goes after the puck while U of D goalie Oscar Mansky and captain Mike Korte (24) try to slow him down.

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Utica Eisenhower's hockey season came to a close after being defeated by U-D Jesuit 6-2 in a Division 1 quarterfinals contest March 6.

Although the Eagles were able to strike first, courtesy of a goal by Jeff Van Buhler, U-D went on to score three unanswered goals in the opening period, which proved to be enough to send the Cubs to the semifinals, where they will face Brighton, scheduled for 8:30 p.m. March 8 at Compuware Arena in Plymouth.

U-D went on to add two goals in the second period, and one in the third. Jake Wichlacz scored Eisenhower's final goal in the third period.

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