Lucy Burton had two goals and two assists to lead Blake past Breck 4-2 in a matchup of the top two teams in Class 1A girls hockey on Wednesday.
Burton’s first goal, at 11:22 of the second period, tied the score 2-2. With 44 seconds left in the second period, Burton and Lily Delianedis assisted on Grace Vojta’s goal, which gave No. 1-ranked Blake a 3-2 lead.
Burton scored at 14:28 of the third period to make it 4-2.
Ally Qualley and Carly Beniek scored for Breck (12-4-2).
Blake, which won its seventh consecutive game to improve to 16-2-1, defeated Breck 4-1 on Dec. 10.
Blake was playing without Madeline Wethington and Breck without Grace Zumwinkle. Both are playing for the U.S. team in the World U18 Championships in Zlin, Czech Republic.
Lakeville South 2, Lakeville North 1 [OT]: Junior Kyah Orr’s power-play goal at 1:23 of overtime lifted the Cougars, ranked No. 8 in Class 2A, to the victory. Lakeville North’s Maggie Flaherty scored at 4:40 of the third period to tie the score 1-1. Lakeville South led 1-0 after two periods on Josie Saufferer’s power-play goal in the opening period.
Chaska 63, Orono 61: Senior guard Alex Strazzanti scored 19 points to help the Hawks edge the host Spartans, ranked No 4 in Class 3A.
DeLaSalle 98, St. Anthony 64: Goanar Mar scored 27 points and Gabe Kalscheur 20 to lead the Islanders, the top-ranked team in Class 3A, to the Tri-Metro Conference victory.
Mahtomedi 102, Henry Sibley 58: Parker Fox scored 27 to pace the balanced Zehpyrs, No. 7 in Class 3A, to the Metro East Conference victory. Four other players scored in double figures for the Zephyrs, who led 50-33 at halftime. Rieshaun Satar scored 25 to lead Henry Sibley.
Maple Grove 87, Totino-Grace 84 [OT]: Tywhon Pickford and Brad Davison each scored 26 points to help the Crimson, ranked No 2 in Class 4A, outlast the host Eagles, No. 3 in Class 3A, in a Northwest Suburban Conference game. Davison’s field goal as time expired in regulation tied the game 75-75. Charlie Jacob scored 22 points and Rocky Kreuser 21 to pace the Eagles.
Minneapolis North 60, Minneapolis Roosevelt 46: Odell Wilson scored 22 points and Isaac Johnson added 16 as the Polars, ranked No. 1 in Class 1A, earned their 11th consecutive victory. The Polars (11-1) haven’t loss since falling 84-70 to Class 4A Apple Valley in their season-opener.
Spring Lake Park 102, Irondale 99 [3 OT]: Kameron Davis (29), Elijah Elkerton (24) and Ben Whann (21) combined for 74 points to help the host Panthers overcome Sean Sutherlin’s 47 points for Irondale in a Northwest Suburban Conference game. Sonam Paichang scored 19 and Aden Price added 18 for Irondale. The game was tied 70-70 at the end of regulation.
St. Paul Highland Park 72, Minnehaha Academy 67: The Scots forged a six-point halftime lead and held on for the nonconference victory over the host Redhawks, ranked No. 1 in Class 2A. Dreem Kelly-Jabbar scored 21 points and Evan Brodtman 17 to lead the Scots. Jalen Suggs scored 22 points for the Redhawks.
Apple Valley 55, Rosemount 47: Junior forward Brynne Rolland scored 19 points to help the Eagles, ranked No. 4 in Class 4A, outlast Rosemount. The victory was the ninth consecutive for the Eagles (11-1). Senior guard Maddy Olson scored 21 to lead Rosemount.
Concordia Academy 55, Visitation 46: Senior center Anika Neuman scored 30 points to lead the Beacons to their sixth victory in the past seven games.
Orono 62, Edina 49: Tori Andrew scored 18 points and Madeline Loder 17 to lead the Spartans, ranked No. 5 in Class 3A, past the host Hornets, No. 10 in Class 4A. Natalie Smaron added 14 points for the Spartans, who led 29-24 at halftime. Annika Jank scored 22 to lead the Hornets.
Park Center 69: Centennial 55: The Pirates built a 12-point halftime lead and went on to defeat the Cougars, ranked No. 5 in Class 4A. Ann Simonet scored 19 points and Sommer Blakemore 15 to lead the Pirates (7-4). Sara Stapleton scored 15 for the Cougars.
Annandale vs. New London-Spicer: The game between Annandale, ranked No. 10 in Class 2A, and host New London-Spicer, ranked No. 6, was postponed. A makeup date was not announced.
Delano 9, New Prague 0: Kyle Ylitalo scored three first-period goals and John Kernanen, Brian Halonen and Ben Meyers each contributed four points to fuel the Wright County Conference victory for the Tigers, ranked No. 2 in Class 1A. Keranen and Halonen each had two goals and two assists and Meyers had four assists. The Tigers led 5-0 after one period.
Minneapolis 7, South St. Paul 3: Jake Hale scored three goals in the first period to spark Minneapolis to the victory over the Packers. Minneapolis led 4-0 after one period. After the Packers pulled within 4-2, Minneapolis scored twice for a 6-2 lead. Hale also had two assists. Huck Sorock scored twice in the third period and had three assists for Minneapolis.
St. Thomas Academy 6, Bloomington Jefferson 2: Rob Christy scored two goals and Ray Christy had a goal and two assists to help the Cadets, ranked No. 5 in Class 2A, skate past the Jaguars.