MARINETTE — The M&M Thunder High School hockey team went 4-0 over the weekend, winning two games against Oregon Panthers on Saturday and Milwaukee Blaze on Sunday. All the games were at the Civic Center.

The Thunder racked up a total of 31 goals, led by Wesley Knutson’s five, and allowed just four. 

Jason Bowers scored the first goal of the weekend in the opening period on an assist from Adam Lemery. Aidan Bohaczek and Knutson added goals in the first on assists from Eathan Koch and Zack Wallin to take a 3-0 lead against the Panthers. 

Brandon Bruning kept things going in the second period with a hat trick and Justin Netemeyer and Knutson scored as well to get an 8-0 win. Ryan Moreau, Jordan Carvenough, Cade Fernstrum, Knuston and Bruning were all credited with assists. Niya Patneaude earned a shutout with 12 saves in goal and the Thunder put 36 shots on goal. 

In the second game, the Thunder and the Panthers played even for 10 minutes to start the game before the Thunder scored four quick goals in the first. 

Knutson scored unassisted, followed by Adam Mejdoub’s goal on assists from Koch and Jacob Pantti. Fernstrum and Bohaczek then capitalized on assists from Knutson, Wallin and Pantti. Knutson added another goal on an assist from Netemeyer, Bruning scored on Evan Casey’s assist and Wallin capped the scoring with a slap-shot from the blue line assisted by Carvenough and Matt Swenson for a 7-1 Thunder victory. Braeden Park stopped 17-of-18 shots to earn the win and the Thunder had 28 shots on goal.

Bohaczek started things off on Sunday against the Blaze with a goal off Paul Nash’s assist. Fernstrum, Carvenough and Knutson chipped-in first period goals on assists from Lemery, Swenson, Netemeyer and Knutson for a 4-0 lead after one. 

Wallin and Nash scored in the second period on assists by Carvenough and Moreau and Wallin netted the last goal of the game off Lemery’s assist, giving the Thunder a 7-0 win. Park had 17 saves in the shutout-win and the Thunder fired 42 shots on goal. 

In the final action of the weekend, Wallin scored a first-period goal on an assist by Carvenough, but the Thunder trailed 2-1 heading into the first intermission. 

Bohaczek evened the score with a goal on an assist by Lemery, each scored an unassisted goal and Netemeyer scored on an assist from Bohaczek to take a 5-2 lead heading into the third period. 

Nash opened the third period with a goal on assists from Bohaczek and Koch. Knutson, Carvenough and Pantti followed with goals assisted by Bohaczek, Knutson and Moreau. Patneaude stopped nine shots to get the win and the Thunder unloaded 56 shots on goal in the 9-3 victory.