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Willmar's Cole Hagen scores the fourth of seven Cardinals' first-period goals against Wadena-Deer Creek in the opening game of the Section 6A playoffs on Saturday at Cardinal Arena. Tribune photo by Tom Larson.

Boys hockey roundup: Willmar defeats WDC to open playoffs


The Willmar boys hockey team will play Alexandria on Tuesday after opening the Section 6A playoffs with a 10-1 home win over Wadena-Deer Creek on Saturday.

The Cardinals scored seven first-period goals against the Wolverines and outshot WDC 46-14.

Hunter Schneider scored four goals and six other players also found the net for the the Cardinals, who now play the section's No. 2-seed Alexandria at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Alexandria.

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