Holy Family committed a penalty and allowed a goal to Class 2A, No. 14 Wayzata in the first minute of their game Saturday. But, the visiting Class 2A, No. 6 Fire scored four straight goals en route to a 5-3 victory.

James Marooney, who was penalized for interference 23 seconds into the game, led the turnaround with a goal at the 2:38 mark. Joe Hankinson put the Fire ahead for good with 1:25 left in the first period. Ben Almquist had the only goal of the second period. Nick Michel, who assisted on Hankinson’s goal, scored the eventual game-winner at the 4:39 mark of the third period. Peter Tabor scored an insurance goal with 23 seconds left.

Griffin Ness got the Trojans on the board first with an unassisted goal 25 seconds into the man advantage early in the first period. The forward started the Trojans’ comeback attempt with his second power-play goal of the game with 5:10 left in the game. Andy McKenzie got the Trojans to within one 2 minutes, 5 seconds later.

Jared Moe stopped 25 shots for the Fire and Reid Waszczenko stopped 27 for the Trojans.


Champlin Park 3, Totino-Grace 1: Samuel Lee and Will Ellingson scored third-period goals as the visiting Rebels defeated the Eagles on the road. Derek Roberts put the Rebels on the board in the first, before the Eagles’ Sam Hentges tied the score in the second. Brennan Boynton had 43 saves in the win for the Rebels.

Tartan 4, Mahtomedi 3 (OT): Brad Herzog scored the game-winner in overtime as the Titans upset the visiting Class 1A, No. 6 Zephyrs at home. Nick Bowlin, Bobby Vietch and Sam Lindahl scored for the Titans, with Lindahl adding two assists to finish the night with three points. Luke Posner, Dallas Duckson and Dylan Lallier scored for the Zephyrs.

Stillwater 8, Park 4: Jesse Bjugstad scored four goals to lead the Class 2A, No. 2 Ponies in a rout of the visiting Wolfpack. Austin Murr, Matthew Stanton, Luke Manning and Mason Bartosh also scored for the Ponies. Keegan Oberding, Tony Brings, Brock Morris and Grant Glazier scored for Wolfpack.

Roseville 2, East Ridge 1 (OT): Jackson Jernberg buried the game-winner in overtime to lead the Raiders over the host Raptors. Tanner Tasler put the Raptors on the board in the second, before the Raiders’ Carver Martin tied the game midway through the third. Marshall Murphy finished the game with 19 saves for the win. Nick Stearns had 26 saves in the loss.

Hastings 4, Simley 3: Colin Sieh broke a 3-3 tie with 2:57 left in the game to lift the Raiders past the visiting Spartans. Sieh also had an assist and Luke Johnson, Zack Johnson and Luke Larson scored for the Raiders. Konnor Carlson had a goal and an assist and Michael DeLeon stopped 30 shots for the Spartans.

Bloomington Kennedy 3, Waconia 2: Joseph Dosan scored on the power play with 2:17 left to give the visiting Eagles the victory over the Wildcats. Jacob Ekholm and Shawn Dusing scored 29 seconds apart in the second period to give the Eagles a 2-0 by the midway point of the game, but the Wildcats got the next two.

Girls’ hockey

Edina 2, Minnetonka 1: The Class 2A, No. 1 Hornets jumped out to a two-goal lead after the second period on goals by Brooke Tucker and Anna Klein. Maggie Nicholson scored late in the third, but the host Skippers could not complete the comeback. Anna Goldstein finished with 17 saves for the Hornets. Elizabeth Kubicek had 28 saves in the loss for the Skippers.

Anoka 4, Blaine 3: Down 3-2 to start the third period, Sami Jockisch and Kailey Cameron scored two unanswered goals to lead the host Tornadoes to an upset win over the Class 2A, No. 4 Bengals. Jessica Steichen and Victoria Neumann put the Tornadoes up 2-0 after the first. The Bears rallied with three straight goals in the second, scored by Courtney Moser and Paige Beebe. Goalie Kjersten Larson shut down the Bears in the third to secure the victory, ending the night with 38 saves.

Wayzata 4, Prior Lake 2: Emily Wisnewski’s goal gave the Trojans a 2-1 lead midway through the first period, a lead they would never relinquish. Natalie Heising, McKenzie Schindler and Sydney Remark also scored for the Trojans, ranked No. 11 in Class 2A. Grace Boswell-Healey had 23 saves in the win. Kelly Gleason and Katie Huntington scored for the visiting Lakers.

Eden Prairie 3, Hopkins/Park 0: Naomi Rogge had a hand in all three scores, recording two goals and an assist, to lead the Class 2A, No. 3 Eagles to a shutout win over the visiting Royals. Crystalyn Hengler had a goal and an assist for the Eagles, and Sammie Morton finished with two assists. Alexa Dobchuk stopped 23 shots for the shutout.

Northfield 3, Duluth Marshall 2: Down 2-1 midway through the second period, the Class 1A, No. 11 Raiders scored two unanswered goals to defeat the host Hilltoppers. Madi Goldsworthy tied the game with a power-play goal late in the second, followed a minute later by Kate Boland for the eventual game-winner. The Raiders’ Rachel Bielenberg held the Hilltoppers scoreless in the third to complete the comeback. She finished with 20 saves. Claire Boettcher and Caitlin Breen scored for the Hilltoppers.

Apple Valley 3, Eastview 2: Taylor DeForest stopped 23 shots to lead the host Eagles to an upset of the Class 2A, No. 19 Lightning. Amy Breckner had a goal and an assist and Lily Leong and Krista Martinson scored for the Eagles. Molly Beckman scored for the Lightning.

St. Paul United 1, Dodge County 0 (OT): Class 1A, No. 5 St. Paul United outshot host Class 2A, No. 16 Dodge County 34-9, but needed the last one to get the victory. Catherine Kerin beat Gabby Suhr 2:20 into overtime for the win.

Boys’ basketball

St. Paul Johnson 72, Prairie Seeds 70 (OT): Kyle Lee scored 19 points to lead the Governors past the visiting Lycans in overtime. Brian Robinson scored a game-high 31 points and Daveon Gibson had 16 for the Lycans. Shemar Tucker-Adams had 14 points and Justin Yang had 11 for the Governors.

Bloomington Jefferson 49, Rosemount 42 (OT): The host Jaguars scored the only points in overtime between the two teams to defeat the Irish. Tyler Riemersma led the Jaguars with 18 points. Grant Weis scored 12 points to lead the Irish and Matt Thompson had 10.

Girls’ basketball

Stillwater 52, Princeton 51: The Ponies held off a second-half rally by the visiting Tigers to get the victory. Maddy Whiddinton led the Ponies with 16 points. Mady Shafer scored 15 points to lead the Tigers, Julia Bjurman had 13 and Maddi Strube had 10.

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