SEMIFINAL FRIDAY RECAP
QUOTE OF THE DAY
“Coming into the game knowing we can win it. … Playing with no fear.”
Hermantown senior center Travis Koepke on how the Hawks can finally break the trend of finishing in second place
Consecutive Class 1A state championship appearances by Hermantown. The previous three were all lost, two times to Saturday’s opponent, St. Thomas Academy.
St. Thomas Academy’s goal total through two games in the state tournament.
Seconds between Edina
’s second (go-ahead) and third (insurance that was needed) goals in the third period against Duluth East.
Announced attendance for Class 2A’s semifinal session. Friday’s total attendance was 30,400.
Zach Kramer, Hermantown: The unusual scorer’s double-overtime goal propelled the Hawks past Breck and into the Class 1A championship game.
Wyatt Schmidt, St. Thomas Academy: Despite all the scoring the Cadets have done, Schmidt is the first to get a hat trick in the state tournament. He finished with four goals Friday.
Tyler Nanne, Edina: The junior scored a go-ahead goal in the 12th minute of the third period and also broke up a breakaway from behind with his stick.