01/15/14 - 12:20am
The host Homer hockey team evened the score with Soldotna on Tuesday at the Kevin Bell Ice Arena.
Tommy Bowe scored a pair of first-period goals as the Mariners notched a 2-1, North Star Conference victory.
Soldotna and Homer have played once this season in nonconference play, with Soldotna winning 2-1. The rubber match is Jan. 25 at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex.
Bowe started the scoring with 11:54 left in the first period on assists from Owen Delehanty and Ulian Kuzmin.
With 5:22 left in the first, Bowe struck again on an assist from Clem Tillion.