Saline's hockey team dropped its third game in four outings, losing 5-4 to Northville Thursday.
Tom Raupp, Connor Wright, Mikhail Lozovyy and Collin Clark scored for Saline.
Raupp opened the scoring and Connor Wright tied the game at 2 in the first period, but Northville led 3-2.
Saline had a number of chances to score in the second period, but Lozovyy was the only Hornet goal scorer and Northville entered the third period with a 5-2 lead. Clark scored with three minutes to play to make it a one-goal game, but the Hornets couldn't score the tying goal.
Saline plays again Saturday night as the Michigan Public High School Hockey Showcase continues at the Arctic Coliseum in Chelsea. Face-off is at 5:45 p.m.
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