Spring Lake Park • hockey
After scoring two goals in the first period of the Panthers’ 7-0 victory over Irondale on Thursday, the senior right wing felt pretty satisfied. Four more goals in the second period confirmed it was a special night. “All the guys were talking about it in the locker room between the second and third periods,” Turnquist said.
He added another in the third period, completing a game for the record books.
Turnquist’s seven goals tied a Minnesota State High School League record for the second-most goals by a player in a single game. It’s the most for a player who scored all of his teams’ goals.
“I was sitting in class [Friday] thinking about that,” he said. “I was wondering: How do I follow something like that up?”
He didn’t need to, going scoreless in a 3-1 victory over Totino-Grace on Saturday. One game, seven goals. No need to get greedy.
“[Current St. Louis Blues forward] David Backes had the old team record with five goals,” he said. “To break the record set by such a great player, it’s kind of crazy to think about.”
Turnquist lead the Panthers with 28 goals on the season.
East Ridge • gymnastics
Over the last two weeks, the senior has established herself as the top all-around talent in the metro area. She went over 38 in four of her last five meets, including a state-best 38.5 against Cretin-Derham Hall on Jan. 21.
Wazyata • basketball
No team is hotter than Wayzata and the senior gym rat is leading the way. He scored 24 points in an 85-60 victory over Class 1A, No. 1 Minneapolis North. He scored 23 in a 71-58 victory over Class 4A, No. 1 Hopkins (the Royals’ only loss of the season) and led the Trojans in a 65-46 rout of Farmington.
Burnsville • Nordic skiing
The sophomore won the pursuit title (classic and skate styles combined) at the South Suburban Conference championship at Hyland Recreational Area. She took first place in both styles for a combined time of 31:58, more than two minutes ahead of the second-place finisher.
Eastview • wrestling
The junior 152-pounder improved to 28-6 on the season with his third consecutive undefeated week. He went 4-0, including a victory over Bailee O’Reilly of Goodhue (Class 1A, No. 4 at 160), and won all three matches at Armstrong Duals.
Minnetonka • swimming
Minnetonka won the Class 2A True Team championship Saturday with Schilling, a junior, having four first-place finishes. He swam on the 200 medley and 400 freestyle relays and won 200 and 500 freestyles, all in meet-record time.
Bloomington Kennedy • basketball
The senior forward has been key to the Eagles’ resurgence. She scored 26 points in an 80-30 rout of Richfield and 38 in a 70-57 victory over Chanhassen. Kennedy, which began the season 0-8, has won nine of its last 10 to improve to 9-9.
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