The Chicago Wolves scored three second-period goals and went on to beat the Iowa Wild 3-1 on Monday in Rosemont, Ill., to clinch their American Hockey League Central Division finals series in six games.
After Hunter Warner scored a power-play goal for Iowa to tie the score at 1-1 at 13 minutes, 22 seconds of the second period, Daniel Carr and Cody Glass scored 25 seconds apart later in the period. Carr scored shorthanded off a pass from Gage Quinney, and Glass scored on a rebound with 2:03 to play.
Curtis McKenzie also scored a power-play goal for the Wolves, who went 3-0 at home in the series.
U.S. Open qualifying
Former Illinois All-America golfer Charlie Danielson won medalist honors, leading four golfers who advanced to U.S. Open sectional qualifying from a local qualifying tournament at Chaska Town Course.
Danielson, of Osceola, Wis., carded a 6-under-par 66, two strokes better than former Gopher Robert Bell. Henry May of Edina and Minnetonka’s Alex Kline grabbed the final two spots by shooting 69s. The U.S. Open will be June 13-16 at Pebble Beach.
• Ben Frazzini of Windsong Farm shot 69 for medalist honors in qualifying in Faribault, Minn., for the MGA Players’ Championship. Joe Fewer, Mike Fiedler and Jack Buan also qualified … Nick Jarrett (69) advanced out of qualifying at Pine Island.
Linebacker switches from Gophers to Texas
Three-star inside linebacker Juwan Mitchell, who initially announced his commitment to the Gophers in March, said on Twitter that he has decided to attend Texas. Mitchell, out of Butler Community College, was a 2020 recruit for the Gophers but will be in Texas’ 2019 class.
• Former Gophers volleyball players Tori Dixon, Lauren Gibbemeyer, Hannah Tapp and Sarah Wilhite Parsons (Eden Prairie) were named to USA Volleyball’s 25-player roster for the FIVB Nations League tournament June 4 to July 7.
• The Los Angeles Sparks claimed rookie guard Cierra Dillard, the second-round draft pick waived by the Lynx.