boys’ hockey roundup
Wayzata crushes Cooper in quarters
• SECTION 6: Top-seeded Wayzata, which reached the semifinals in last year’s Class 2A tournament, skated past Cooper 13-0 in the section quarterfinals Thursday. Chase Heising scored three goals to pace the Trojans, who will play fourth-seeded Benilde-St. Margaret’s on Saturday. … Carter Roo and Chase Jungels each had a goal and an assist to lead Benilde-St. Margaret’s to a 4-2 victory over Hopkins. Mark Kaske’s goal with 5:19 left broke a 2-2 tie. Roo sealed the victory with a goal with 35 seconds to play. … Eight players scored a goal in Eden Prairie’s 8-0 victory over Armstrong. Michael Graham, Luc Snuggerud and Steven Spinner each had a goal and two assists for the second-seeded Eagles. … Will Garin had three power-play goals and two assists in Holy Family’s 7-0 victory over Minnetonka.
• SECTION 2: Brock Boeser had two goals and two assists as second-seeded Burnsville defeated Shakopee 7-0. The Blaze outshot Shakopee 57-12. … Prior Lake outlasted Chanhassen 2-1 to advance to the semifinals. Tyler Bump and Austin Polso-McCannon scored for the fourth-seeded Lakers, who will meet top-seeded and defending state champion Edina, which had a quarterfinal bye, in the semifinals Saturday.
• SECTION 3: Christiano Versich and Tom Novak each had hat tricks to lead St. Thomas Academy, the Class 1A state champion last year, to an 8-2 quarterfinal victory over Hastings. The Cadets, the No. 3 seed, will meet No. 2 seed Eastview in the semifinals Saturday. … Eastview defeated Park of Cottage Grove 7-1. The Lightning broke open the game with four goals in a nine-minute span in the third period, including two power-play goals by Cole McDevitt. … Top-seeded Cretin-Derham Hall rallied from a two-goal deficit to defeat eighth-seeded Rosemount 5-3. Max Jackson had two goals and two assists to lead the Raiders, who will play fourth-seeded Eagan in the semifinals Saturday. … Eagan defeated East Ridge 5-1 behind Jack Jenson’s two goals and two assists.
• SECTION 4: Top-seeded Totino-Grace won 7-1 over St. Paul Como Park. The Eagles will meet South St. Paul in the semifinals Tuesday. The fourth-seeded Packers defeated Minnehaha Academy 5-3.