Minnetonka clinches conference title
• MINNETONKA 4, EDINA 1: Senior Presley Norby's natural hat trick in the third period lifted Minnetonka to a 4-1 victory over Lake Conference rival Edina on Saturday afternoon at Braemer Arena.
The Class 2A, No. 2 Skippers (18-2-2) were outshot 21-12 in the final two periods but capitalized on special teams to clinch a repeat as Lake Conference champions with a 6-1-1 league record.
Norby got started 1 minute, 32 seconds into the third period with a power-play goal. She added a pair of shorthanded goals 49 seconds apart.
The No. 3 Hornets (15-6-1) scored the game's opening goal as junior Grace Bowlby fired a shot from the point that Emily Oden tipped in past Minnetonka goaltender Tatyana Delaittre.
The Skippers answered with four seconds left in the first period. Katie McMillan scored on a rebound off a shot from Norby. Hornets goalie Anna Goldstein stopped Norby's initial shot, but the rebound found its way to McMillan.
DeLaittre made 30 saves for Minnetonka while Goldstein stopped 19 shots.
• ELK RIVER/ZIMMERMAN 2, MAPLE GROVE 0: Michaela Gould stopped 26 shots to lead the Elks past the Crimson. Breanna Simon led the Elks offense with a goal and an assist. Raelyn Korinek also scored for the Elks. Coco Francis stopped 33 shots in the loss.
• HILL-MURRAY 7, WAYZATA 2: Kenzie Prater scored two goals and had two assists to lead the Class 2A, No. 1 Pioneers past the No 9 Trojans. Abigail Boreen had one goal and two assists for the Pioneers while Jac Kaasa and Lindsey Featherstone had a goal and an assist each.
• STILLWATER 5, HILL-MURRAY 2: The Class 2A, No. 5 Ponies' inspired early play proved to be a catalyst for the Ponies, who jumped out with three first-period goals, then proceeded to outwork the No. 9 Pioneers at both ends of the ice to prevail with a 5-2 victory.The Ponies (17-1-1) were led by brothers Jackson and Noah Cates, who combined for six points, while Luke Manning and Simon Saggisor both scored goals as well. Luke Ranallo and Will Sonntag scored for the Pioneers (13-5-1).
• CENTENNIAL 3, MOORHEAD 2 (OT): Dylan Klehr scored 2 minutes, 59 seconds into overtime on the power play to give the Cougars the win over the Spuds. Klehr beat Spuds goalie Easton Masseth 30 seconds into the man advantage. Lucas McGregor had the primary assist on Klehr's game-winning goal after scoring two goals in regulation.
• WOODBURY 1, ROSEMOUNT 0 (OT): Marshall Tschida scored 5 minutes, 58 seconds into overtime to lift the Royals past the Irish. Lucas Orf stopped 21 shots for the shutout. Nick Hart stopped 38 shots for Rosemount.
• PRIOR LAKE 5, EAGAN 2: Connor Clemons' hat trick lifted the Lakers past the Wildcats. Curtis Hansen and Ryan Coyle also scored for the Lakers, and Drew Scites stopped 25 shots. Ben Mugge and Tony Juricko scored for the Wildcats. Jonathon Lee stopped 25 shots for Eagan.
• BLAINE 4, ANOKA 1: Riley Tufte scored two goals to lift the Bengals past the Tornadoes. Patrick Buck and Blake Nastrom also scored for the Bengals, and Michael Peterson stopped 29 shots. Colin Hans scored for the Tornadoes, and Spencer Olson stopped 34 shots.
• FARMINGTON 4, APPLE VALLEY 1: John Siebenaler scored three goals to lead the Tigers past the Eagles. Wyatt Jensen had the primary assist on all three of Siebenaler's goal. Isaac Ferm also scored for the Tigers. Zach Loge scored for the Eagles. Ben Savard stopped 33 shots for Apple Valley.
• WATERTOWN-MAYER 71, DELANO 56: The Class 2A, No. 8 Royals outscored the Tigers 38-23 in the second half to break the game open. Claire Killian led the Royals with 24 points, Monika Czinano had 23 and Kristin Klitzke 17. Katlyn Endersbe led the Tigers with 17 points. Erin Norling scored 11 points and Madeline Bersie 10 for the Tigers.
• HASTINGS 53, FARMINGTON 42: Sami Schorzman scored 17 points to lead the Raiders past the Tigers. Krystal Carlson had 16 points for the Raiders and Mallory Brake had 11. Molly Mogensen led the Tigers with 14 points, and Sydney Blandin had 11.
• ST. PAUL HIGHLAND PARK 89, HENRY SIBLEY 82: The Scots overcame a three-point halftime deficit to defeat the Warriors. Khari Dennis scored 24 points to lead the Scots. Dreem Kelly Jabbar had 21 points for the Scots, Mike Cornelius had 20 and Amitri Collins-Westlund had 18. Isaiah Robinson scored 19 points to lead the Warriors. Rieshaun Satar had 18 points for Warriors and Zach Edwards had 13.
• CHASKA 72, ORONO 63: Myles Hanson scored 24 points to lead the Hawks past the Spartans. Jameson Meyer scored 14 and Luke Hennen and Andrew Kallman had 11 each for the Hawks. Samuel Sustacek led the Spartans with 19 points and Coby Stoe had 13.
• MAHTOMEDI 74, STILLWATER 63: Shayne Frost and Parker Fox scored 23 points each to lead the Zephyrs past the Ponies. Jacob Martin had 10 for the Zephyrs. Manny Jingco led the Ponies with 16 points. Isaiah Dobson and Wyatt Blinkhorn had 14 points each and Treshaun Daniels had 12 for the Ponies.