Persson, O'Halloran and Hansen net goals in 3-0 win

Three unanswered goals in the third period helped the Redwood Valley hockey team top host Willmar 3-0 Tuesday night in a non-conference match-up.

Redwood Valley leading scorer Axel Persson gave the Cardinals (6-10) the lead for good with a goal at the 8:07 mark of the third period.

Will O’Halloran and Jed Hansen added late even strength goals to close things out. Persson and Riley Eggenburg picked up assists.

Jack Hawton had a nice night in net, pitching a shutout with 29 saves to earn the victory. Willmar (1-14-1) outshot Redwood Valley 29-23 in a losing cause.

Redwood Valley plays host to Luverne Thursday night in a Big South match-up.

Redwood Valley  3,   Willmar  0