For the first half of their boys’ hockey game, unranked St. Louis Park led top-ranked Edina at home on Tuesday night, but the Hornets absolutely dominated the third period to win 8-3.
With nearly three minutes left in the second period Demetrios Koumontzis tied the game at 3-all for Edina. The Hornets scored five unanswered goals in the third, as Jett Jungels, Ben Brinkman, Liam Malmquist, Mason Nevers and Sam Walker all found the net. Jungels’ goal put Edina ahead for the first time all game. Edina outshot the Orioles 42-18.
The Hornets will play Roseau at 7 p.m. Saturday at Braemar Ice Arena.
St. Francis 6, Shakopee 0: Senior Nolan Garaghty stopped 34 shots tas the Saints defense shut out the Sabres. Reese Kaehler led St. Francis’ offense, scoring two goals and adding two assists. Benjamin DeKanick, Cole Linson, Eric Maroney and Cody Strate also scored for the Saints.
Minneapolis 6, Providence Academy 1: Jacob Erickson’s hat trick led the way for Minneapolis. Ben Murray, Huck Sorock and Walter Tuli Eisenbeis added the other three goals. Minneapolis had 49 shots on goal.
North Wright County 3, Princeton 2: The Tigers jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first period before the River Hawks came back to capture the win. Lexy Fuerstenberg scored the first goal in the comeback in the opening period. MacKenzie Bourgerie added the game tying goal in the second and the game-winner four minutes into the third period. Maddy Peterson and Macallan Dostal scored for Princeton.
Both goalies were busy in the net, Anna LaRose stopped 31 shots for the River Hawks and Kara Schramel made 29 saves for the Tigers.
Chaska/Chanhassen 2, Shakopee 1: With less than 40 seconds to play, Nina Langley and Lauren Spear set up Grace Doerring’s game-winning, power-play goal for the Storm Hawks.
Emily Roder had the game’s first goal 11 minutes into the second period to give the Sabres the lead. Lauren Spear answered two minutes later. Katelyn Sampson stopped 22 shots for Chaska/Chanhassen.
Wayzata 8, Holy Angels 2: Sara Aadalen and Maddie McCollins led the way for the Trojans with two goals apiece. Alex Ocel had one goal to go along with three assists. Goals by Gretchen Branton, Annika Swanson and Sophie Urban completed Wayzata’s scoring.
Jordyn Mans and Bridget McGuire scored for the Stars.
Hill-Murray 4, Lakeville South 1: Morgan Helgeson and Abigail Boreen led the Pioneers, ranked No. 3 in Class 2A, over the Cougars with two goals apiece. Ava Bailey made 21 saves for Hill-Murray. Taylor Otremba scored the lone goal for Lakeville South.
The Pioneers will play top-ranked Edina at 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Aldrich Arena.
Farmington 7, Owatonna 1: Claire Enright scored a hat trick to lead the Tigers past the Huskies. The eighth-grader also had an assist.
Eleanor Moser added two goals and assist for Farmington while Alexia Budensiek and Brenna Furhman had one goal apiece.
Margo Achterkirch scored Owatonna’s only goal in the third period.