Jimmy Clark scored the go-ahead goal with 5 minutes, 35 seconds remaining, and Edina held on for a 3-2 victory over St. Thomas Academy in a nonconference boys' hockey game on Friday at Braemar Ice Arena.
Edina, which had lost three of its previous four games, evened its record at 3-3-1. The loss was the first of the season for the Cadets (6-1), who are ranked No. 4 in Class 2A.
The Cadets pulled their goalie with 1:24 remaining. But a penalty on the Cadets with 44 seconds remaining gave the Hornets a power play. St. Thomas Academy again pulled its goalie with 33 seconds remaining but couldn't get the tying goal.
Edina took a 2-0 lead on goals from Jackson Borst and Willy Johnson, before the Cadets got goals from Jared Wright and Brooks Wright to tie the score 2-2 after the first period.
Gentry Academy 3, Warroad 1: Riley Reeves had a goal and assist to lead the host Stars past the Warriors, the top-ranked team in Class 1A. The loss was the first of the season for the Warriors (5-1). Reeves' goal gave the Stars a 1-0 lead in the first period. In the second period, Angelina Ruiz scored — on assists from Reeves and Maddie Geer — to give the Stars (6-1) a 2-0 lead. The teams will play again on Saturday afternoon.
Eastview 64, Lakeville South 45: The host Lightning, ranked No. 6 in Class 4A, pulled away in the second half to secure the South Suburban Conference victory. Henry Shannon scored 13 points to lead the Lightning (7-0), who outscored the Cougars, ranked No. 7, 31-17 in the second half.
Hopkins 61, Buffalo 54: Tristan Lee and Jaelen Treml each scored 13 points to help the Royals, ranked No. 3 in Class 4A, outlast the host Bison and Antonio Bluiett, who scored 30 points. The victory was the 901st career victory for Hopkins coach Ken Novak Jr.
Hopkins 72, Buffalo 42: Sophomore Taylor Woodson scored 22 points and junior Amaya Battle scored 16, leading the host Royals (6-0), ranked No. 1 in Class 4A, to their 68th consecutive victory.
Minnetonka 74, St. Michael-Albertville 51: Juniors Ki'ani Lockett scored 19 points and Desiree Ware scored 14 to lead the Skippers (7-1), ranked No. 6 in Class 4A, past the host Knights.
Wayzata 70, Chanhassen 54: Mara Braun scored 24 points and Jenna Johnson scored 19 to lead the Trojans (4-3) to their fourth consecutive victory. Callin Hake scored 18 points to lead the host Storm (2-5).