Raegan Wurm knocked in a rebound off a shot from Emma Carlson to give Buffalo a 3-2 victory in overtime over Delano/Rockford in the Silver Division girls’ hockey semifinals of the Schwan’s Cup at Schwan Super Rink in Blaine.
Carlson sent the game to overtime for the Bison with a goal from the slot on a 6-on-4 power play with 56.3 seconds left in regulation. Carlson finished the game with a goal and two assists.
The Bison got on the board first 5:43 into the third period on goal by Grayson Limke.
The Tigers tied the score at 7:21 on goal by Sydney Stansberry. They took the lead 3:11 later on a goal by Alex Von Holtum.
Mid-Winter Meltdown: Rose Beeman stopped 32 shots for Benilde-St. Margaret’s to shut out Cretin-Derham Hall 3-0 in Eden Prairie. Abby Hancock, Olivia Haag and Maya Jones scored a goal each and Grace Juckniess had two assists for the Red Knights. Kaelie Smith made 29 saves for the Raiders. … Minnetonka jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first period and cruised to a 6-1 victory over Shakopee. Emily Bayless had a goal and two assists, Lacey Martin, Kailey Langefels and Molly McHugh had a goal and an assist each for the Skippers. Brianna Eastman had 35 saves and Paige McNeil had the Sabers’ goal.
Hockey for Life Classic: Chaska scored three goals over an 8:04 span in the second period to knock off Class 2A, No. 6 Eden Prairie 6-3 at the Dakotah! Ice Center in Prior Lake. Mike Koster recorded a hat trick to lead the Hawks. Nick Olmscheid had one goal and two assists, Rhett Pitlick and Ethan Benz had one goal and one assist each and Jack Stark had 24 saves, including 15 in the third period, for the Hawks. Jack Jensen led the Eagles with two goals and one assist and Spencer Rudrud had one goal and one assist.
Tradition at the Park: Brandon Reller scored two goals to lead Class 2A, No. 5 Maple Grove past Lakeville South 4-2 at the St. Louis Park Rec Center. Justin Janicke had two assists, Trevor Kukkonen and Henry Nelson scored a goal each and Jack Wieneke made 25 saves for the Crimson. Riley Portner and Tucker Schumacher scored a goal each and Henry Welsch had 28 saves for the Cougars. … Benilde-St. Margaret’s scored two goals in the third period to defeat Holy Family. Blake Mesenburg broke a 3-3 tie 4:55 into the third period on his second goal of the game for the Red Knights. He also scored late in the second period to tie the score and had an assist earlier in the game. Nate Schweitzer had two goals and an assist and Cooper Gay had a goal and an assist for the Red Knights. Garrett Pinoniemi led the Fire with two goals. Troy Fechko had a goal and Bailey Huber had 34 saves for the Fire.
Granite City Showcase: Nick Foldesi scored his second goal of the game 4:12 into overtime to give Monticello a 4-3 victory over Northern Lakes at Municipal Athletic Center in St. Cloud. Foldesi got the Moose on the board 11:36 into the game. Chase Bocken and Alex Opatz scored goals in the second period to give he Moose a 3-1 lead. The Lightning scored two goals in the final 3:21 of the game to send it to overtime. Kasey Couture tied the score for the Lightning with 1:56 left in regulation. He also scored in the second period. Hunter Nybakken got the rally started for Eastview. Sam LeMieur made 37 saves for the Lightning, including 14 in the first period. … Litchfield/Dassel-Cokato scored three goals in the first period and cruised past St. Francis 6-1. Brandt Pedersen led the Dragons with two goals and two assists. Dylan Schutz had one goal and two assists, Alex Heinonen had a goal and an assist and Gavyn Lund and Paul Raisanen scored a goal each for the Dragons. Dylan Strate scored a goal and Caleb Young made 24 saves for the Saints.
Northfield 7, Henry Sibley 1: Carson VanZuilen had a hand in all seven of the Raiders’ scores. He had two goals and five assists. Devon Jirik added four goals and two assists.
Kreisher tournament: Mounds Park Academy overcame a three-point halftime deficit to defeat visiting Cristo Rey Jesuit 38-37. Kaija Kunze-Hoeg led the Panthers with 17 points. Kya Phillips led the Pumas with 23 points. … St. Paul Humboldt built an 11-point halftime lead and cruised past Twin Cities Academy 63-49. Lili Hobday led the Hawks with 15 points, Ilianese DeLaRosa had 12 and Piper Flemming and Shakira Willis 10 apiece. Taneea Rhodes led the Tigers with 14 points, Karissa Larkin had 12 and Doniah Bratton 11.
Holiday Hoops: Makenna Steffel recorded her 2,000th career point during the first half for BOLD in a 97-73 loss to Prior Lake at St. Olaf. The senior finished with 24 points and 10 rebounds. Haidyn Pitsch scored a game high 25 points for the Lakers and McKenna Hofschild added 22 points and seven assists.