CARLY BULLOCK

Blake • hockey

It’s been a prolific, if not totally unexpected, start for the Princeton-bound senior forward.

Bullock, who tallied 49 goals and 85 total points in 2014-15, has scored 16 goals in her first eight games, including four hat tricks for the No. 1-ranked Bears. Her most recent three-goal effort came in a 7-1 victory over Buffalo on Saturday.

She staked the Bears to a 1-0 lead with an unassisted first period goal and added back-to-back tallies three minutes apart in the third period to stave off a Buffalo rally.

On Nov. 24 she scored two goals in a 9-3 romp over Red Wing. On Nov. 21 Bullock had scored three goals before the second period was six minutes old as Blake blanked South St. Paul 10-0.

She has failed to score a goal in just one game, a 2-2 tie with Class 2A, No. 5 Eden Prairie on Nov. 20. Her 16 goals tie her for the lead in the state and she is third in total points with 16.

 

MAIZIE DEIHL

New Prague • girls’ basketball

– 37 in a victory over DeLaSalle – on 60-percent shooting (21 of 35). She also grabbed seven rebounds and had seven steals

 

REESE KAEHLER

St. Francis • boys’ hockey

The sophomore center’s knack for scoring showed through last week as he led the Saints to a 2-0 start. He scored a career-high five goals in a 7-2 victory over Shakopee and added two more in a 5-2 victory over Cambridge-Isanti.

 

JOEY KORTUEM

Waconia • boys’ basketball

The senior guard recorded his first career triple-double — 12 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists — in a 79-61 victory over Prior Lake. He added 19 points and five rebounds to help the Wildcats slip past Superior (Wis.) 74-68.

 

NATHAN REUVERS

Lakeville North • boys’ basketball

The Panthers opened the season with victories over Rochester Century (94-64) and Class 4A, No. 5 Wayzata (81-73) with Reuvers, a 6-foot-9junior forward, carrying much of the load. He totaled 59 points, making seven of 13 three-point attempts, and had 14 rebounds and six assists.

 

KIARA RUSSELL

Osseo • girls’ basketball

The senior guard, an Arizona State-signee, scored 20 points in a 51-41 season-opening loss to Rogers and followed up with 27 points as the Orioles routed Minneapolis South 90-61. Going back to last season, Russell has scored 20 or more points in 11 consecutive games.

 

GARY TRENT JR.

Apple Valley • boys’ basketball

The junior guard topped 40 points in back-to-back games to open the season. He scored 46 points in the Eagles’ season-opening 105-69 victory over Chanhassen, breaking the previous school record of 45 held by Tyus Jones. He added 41 points in a 96-79 victory over Minnetonka.

JIM PAULSEN

 

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