Madisen Peterson scored in the second overtime to give Class 1A, No. 8 Princeton a 4-3 victory over Chisago Lakes in the first round of the Class 1A, Section 5 girls’ hockey playoffs at Parade Ice Garden on Thursday night.

Peterson finished with three goals and an assist, including the game-tying goal with 6 minutes, 13 seconds left in the third period.

The Tigers rallied with two goals in the third period. Peterson and her sister Maggie factored into both goals. Maggie assisted on both and finished with three assists.

The Wildcats jumped out to a 2-0 lead after one period on goals by Megan Lerfald and Ellie Kimlinger. After Madisen Peterson scored her first goal of the game, Calle Bye gave the Wildcats their second two-goal lead of the game.

Anna Kittleson stopped 52 shots, including nine in the overtime periods, for the Wildcats.


Andover 2, Cambridge-Isanti 1 (2 OT): Claire Butorac scored in the second overtime to give the Huskies a victory over the visiting Bluejackets in the first round of the Class 2A, Section 7 playoffs. The two teams traded goals 4:03 apart in the second period. Alyson Niebur got the Bluejackets on the board first at 11:18. Paige Anderson answered for the Huskies.

Breck 8, Totino-Grace 1: Grace Zumwinkle scored three goals and added an assist as the Class 1A, No. 2 Mustangs broke the game open in the second period against the Eagles in the first round of Class 1A, Section 5 playoffs at Parade Ice Garden. Olivia Mobley had a goal and three assists, Kendall Williamson had two goals and an assist and Carly Beniek had a goal and an assist for the Mustangs. Gabby McDonald scored a goal and Kailee Medved stopped 41 shots for the Eagles.

Elk River/Zimmerman 4, Duluth 0: The Class 2A, No. 6 Elks broke the game open with three goals in the second period to defeat visiting Duluth in the first round of Class 2A, Section 7. Andrea Westgaard had a goal and an assist and Raelyn Korinek had two assists for the Elks. Sarah Spencer stopped 42 shots for Duluth.

Orono 4, Hutchinson 3 (OT): Lizi Norton scored 3:07 into overtime as the visiting Spartans upset the Class 1A, No. 14 Tigers in the first round of Class 1A, Section 2. Ellie Schaible had a goal and an assist for the Spartans and Madeline Carlson stopped 25 shots. Molly Martini and Syd DeCubellis scored for the Spartans. Britta Johnson, Grace Johnson and Sabrina Tracy scored for the Tigers and Emma Barrick-Benson stopped 27 shots.

Boys’ hockey

Minnetonka 5, Wayzata 2: Jack Bayless broke a 2-2 tie at the 5:19 mark of the third period to lift the Class 2A, No. 14 Skippers past the visiting Trojans. Bobby Brink had a goal and an assist and Luke Loheit and Grant Docter had two assists each for the Skippers. Joel Matthews and Griffin Ness scored for the Trojans and Tyler Stevens had two assists. Matt Muller stopped 35 shots, including 15 in the second period, for the Skippers.

Blake 2, New Prague 1: Sasha Shogren broke a 1-1 tie with 4:21 left in the third period to lift the Class 1A, No. 15 Bears past the visiting Trojans. Luke Witt got the Trojans on the board first at 3:40 of the second period. Bennett Hawley tied the game 4:50 later.

Simley 3, North St. Paul 2: Walker Smith broke a 2-2 tie with 7:33 left in the third period. Konnor Carlson tied the score for the Spartans with 3:10 left in the second period. Kory Pilarski scored both goals for the Polars in the first period. Peter Gorman scored for the Spartans between Pilarski’s two goals.

Mounds View 4, Roseville 2: Wyatt Thole’s hat trick lifted the Mustangs past the host Raiders. Thole’s first goal got the scoring started in the second period and then he added two more goals in the third. Joe Sutton gave the Mustangs a 2-0 lead early in the third period. Jackson Jernberg, on a shorthanded goal, and Luke Irwin, on a power play, scored to cut a pair of two-goal deficits to one, but Roseville could not get the tying goal against Mustangs goaltender Brody Aufderheide. Marshall Murphy stopped 33 shots for the Raiders.

Boys’ basketball

St. Paul Como Park 60, St. Paul Harding 59: The Cougars took an eight-point lead into halftime and held off a second-half rally by the visiting Knights. Brian King-Keller led the Cougars with 14 points. Donn Ward had 13 points and Jasson Jett 10 for Como Park. Jovan Christian and Martin Danielson led the Knights with 14 points each and Davonte Bolton had 11.

Girls’ basketball

Champlin Park 64, Centennial 60: The host Rebels upset the Class 4A, No. 6 Cougars. Allison Gerads led the Rebels 23 points. Erica Hicks had 18 points and Amanda Pollard had 11 for Champlin Park. Sara Stapleton led Centennial with 18 points and Sydney Stapleton had 10.

Holy Angels 64, DeLaSalle 63: Destinee Oberg led the Class 3A, No. 3 Stars on a second-half rally to defeat the host Islanders. Oberg finished the game with 25 points. Riley Thalhuber had 16 points and Megan Meyer 11 for the Stars. Olivia Travis led the Islanders with 17 points. Kate Graham had 14 points, Ayanna Gardner 13 and Mary Claire Francois 10 for the Islanders.

Staff reports