Glenwood City skaters headed to post season with Baldwin-Woodville

By Cara L. Dempski

BALDWIN — Two Glenwood City High School students are headed to the post season for boys’ hockey.

Marcus Hurtgen and Braxton Schwartz, both of Glenwood City, play for the Baldwin-Woodville Blackhawks co-op boys’ hockey team, which is made up of athletes from Baldwin-Woodville, Glenwood City and St. Croix Central.

The 20-4 Hawks finished third in the Middle Border Conference and are headed toward a regional game on February 16.

The Blackhawks are seeded fifth in the WIAA’s Division 1, sectional 1. They will take on the fourth-seeded Somerset Spartans at the Somerset Youth Civic Center on Thursday, February 16.

Blackhawk hockey head coach Rick Coltrain called both Hurtgen and Schwartz hard workers who a really good kids.

“They both play on JV, but have some varsity time as well,” Coltrain said of the two Glenwood City students. “They both continue to improve and are fun.”

Hurtgen is currently a junior in high school, while Schwartz is a freshman.