Riverkings Start the Season with Five Straight Wins
For the City Times
The Wisconsin Rapids Riverkings start the season in grand fashion off to a 5-0 record after winning all three games at home this past weekend, out-scoring both opponents 25-3.
After putting up eight goals to sweep the Detroit Fighting Irish last weekend, the Riverkings started fast in their first home game Friday night at the South Wood County Recreation Center. (SWCRC) The players skated to a 6-1 deciding victory with a well balanced attack comprising of six different scorers.
Kevin Van Bokkelen had a goal and assist, and Harrison Kohl provided two assists for multiple points. Iceland native, Atli Vadimarsson, picked up his second win of the season. The Riverkings continued their hot streak with an 11-1 win on Saturday over Blaine Energy, and an 8-1 win on Sunday to sweep the series.
The Riverkings will need to be at the top of their game with defending league champions Dells Ducks coming to town Saturday Oct. 1st. Puck drops at 7:30pm at the SWCRC.
The South Wood County Recreation Center is located at 2711 16th St. South.