ALPENA, Mich. — It was another rough night for the Alpena Wildcats ice hockey team. They fell to Howell by a score of 7-1 to kickoff their annual Holiday Showcase. The Wildcats got off to a hot start in the first period, Cam Young was able to find the back of the net to give Alpena the early lead.
Howell made the necessary adjustments in the second period, they were able to even it up at one apiece. Then came the third period, Alpena ran out of gas as Howell capitalized on six more goals to secure the victory.
The Wildcats will be back on the ice Saturday when they host Escanaba in the consolation game. Puck drop is at 12 p.m.