Hermantown 4, Delano 3: In a matchup of the top two teams in Class 1A, the No. 2 Hawks scored two goals in the final minutes to beat the Tigers in the semifinals of the Hilltopper Holiday Classic in Duluth. Ryan Sandelin and Logan Judnick scored early goals for the Hawks, while Gabe Halonen and Brian Halonen scored for the Tigers to make it 2-2 after the second period. The Tigers’ Ben Meyers scored minutes into the third for a brief 3-2 lead, before the Hawks’ Tyler Watkins scored back-to-back goals minutes apart. Cade McEwen needed just 12 saves for the win, while Delano’s Jackson Hjelle finished with 37 saves.
St. Paul Johnson 4, Woodbury 2: Carl Fish and Isaac Moberg scored two goals apiece to lead the Governors to the title in the South St. Paul Premier tournament. Ezra Weintzweig stopped 28 shots for Johnson. Ben Wahlin and Kyle Topp scored for the Royals.
Eagan 4, South St. Paul 0: In the third-place pairing of the South St. Paul Premier tournament, the Wildcats outshot the Packers 49-9 in the win. Jake Burke, Keegan Johnson, William Randall and Nick Sherek scored for Eagan. Packers goalie Jacob Toensing had 45 saves.
Stillwater 3, Prior Lake 1: The No. 1 team in Class 2A scored two goals in the final period to break a 1-1 tie. Luke Manning and Noah Cates provided the late goals, after Michael Kaufman opened the scoring for the Ponies in the second. Jackson Jutting scored the lone goal for the Lakers.
Lakeville North 7, Maple Grove 5: Henry Enebak tallied four points on one goal and three assists to lead the Class 2A, No. 9 Panthers past the No. 13 Crimson. Teammates Blake Brandt and Max McGlade scored two goals apiece, while Mitch Kohner and Tommy Klans each scored once. Jayden Walsh had two goals to lead the Crimson, with Tyler Borsch, Justin Kelley and Tyler Kostelecky each adding a goal. Sam Huff had three assists for Maple Grove.
Proctor/Hermantown 4, Lakeville North 1: Callie Hoff scored three straight goals to lead the Class 1A, No. 5 Mirage past the Class 2A, No. 18 Panthers in the Schwan Cup Silver Division final at Ridder Arena. Mariah Haedrich opened the scoring for the Mirage 1:33 into the first period. The Cougars responded tied it minutes later as eighth-grader Erin Olson buried a rebound. Hoff broke the 1-1 tie with five minutes left in the second and add two more goals in the third. The Mirage’s Ryan Gray had 18 saves.
Andover 3, Rogers 1: Nicole Sedey scored two third-period goals to lead the Huskies past the Royals in final of the Schwan Cup Silver Division. The Royals got off to a fast start, as Paetyn Levis scored just 12 seconds into the game. Levis has 28 goals and 39 points this season. The Huskies’ Claire Butorac tied the score 1-1 on a shot outside the crease in the second period, before Sedey’s goals broke the game open in the third.
Bay Area (Wis.) 2, Mahtomedi 1: Morgan Zirbel’s goal broke a 1-1 tie in the third period as the Ice Bears defeated the Zephyrs in the final of the Schwan Cup Bronze Division. The Zephyrs took control early, taking a 1-0 lead three minutes into the game, as Emma Dornseif scored on a long shot. The Ice Bears tied it just minutes later on a goal from Autumn Klemencic. The Ice Bears (10-0-1) have outscored their opponents 52-4.
Chaska/Chanhassen 4, Wayzata 3 (OT): Emilee Anderson scored 55 seconds into overtime to lead the Class 2A, No. 12 Storm Hawks past the No. 13 Trojans. Kali O’Keeffe started the scoring for the Storm Hawks in the first, while Maddy Fiedler scored in the two subsequent frames, including the game-tying goal in the third. The Trojans were led by Jackie Russo, who scored goals in the first and second periods, and Megan Marshall, whose third period goal gave the Trojans a brief lead.
Eagan 2, Cretin-Derham Hall 0: Ashley Larson stopped 35 shots for the shutout as the unranked Wildcats upset the Class 2A, No. 10 Raiders. Taylor Anderson and Taylor Luecke also scored for the Wildcats.
Maple Grove 2, Eastview 0: Coco Francis needed just eight saves to secure a shutout win for the Crimson and third place at the Walser tournament in Edina. Julia Pias and Taylor Wente scored for the Crimson. The Lightning’s Kaitlyn Pellicci had 26 saves.
Centennial 6, Thief River Falls 0: Hannah Backman scored twice to lead the Class 2A, No. 8 Cougars past the Class 1A, No. 6 Prowlers. Gabbie Hughes, Maija Almich, Sara Moen and Anneke Linser also scored for the Cougars, while Mackenzie Torma had 17 saves for the shutout.
Minnetonka 3, Benilde-St. Margaret’s 0: Emma Bigham scored twice and assisted on Sarah McDonell’s goal to lead the Skippers past the Red Knights in the semifinals of the Mid-Winter Meltdown in Eden Prairie. Elizabeth Kubicek stopped 24 shots in the shutout.
Roseau 4, Eden Prairie 1: The Rams scored four unanswered goals to move past the Eagles in the semifinals of the Mid-Winter Meltdown. Lindsey Kallis, MacKenzie Bergstrom, Ellice Murphy and Lindsey Santl scored for the Rams. Sydney Langseth scored the lone goal for the Eagles.
Wayzata 59, Park Center 54: The unranked Trojans used 20 points from Gavin Baumgartner and 16 from Ryan Lindberg to upset the Class 4A, No. 4 Pirates at the University of St. Thomas Invite. Jacob Beeninga added 13 points for the Trojans. Jarius Cook scored 13 points for the Pirates, while Losini Kamara and Khari Broadway had 11 apiece.
Minnehaha Academy 87, Minneapolis Southwest 73: Jalen Suggs scored 36 points to lead the Class 2A, No. 2 Redhawks past the Lakers. Teammates Lorenzo Smith and Terry Lockett added 16 and 13. Niko Polydorou scored 32 points for the Lakers.
Elk River 71, Park Center 66: Gabi Haack scored 27 points to lead the Class 4A, No. 4 Elks past the No. 9 Pirates. Sidney Wentland and Ava Kramer added 18 and 10 points, respectively, for the Elks. The Pirates were led by Mikayla Hayes with 18 points, Danielle Schaub with 15, Sommer Blakemore with 15 and Ann Simonet with 14.
Maranatha 89, St. Croix Lutheran 86: The Class 1A, No. 2 Mustangs survived a scare from the unranked Crusaders, who scored 48 points in the second half in the Annandale holiday tournament. Kylie Post and Jaclyn Jarnot led the Mustangs with 22 and 18 points, respectively. The Crusaders were led by Audrey Gadison with 24 points, Stephanie Miller with 20 and Jazmyn Solseth with 19.
White Bear Lake 57, Edina 53: The unranked Bears jumped out to a 30-25 halftime lead and finished with a strong second half to upset the Class 4A, No. 8 Hornets in the St. Michael-Albertville tournament. Claire Odmark and Alexa Molin led the scoring for the Bears with 20 and 18 points, respectively. Annika Jank led the Hornets with 21.
Mahtomedi 68, Mounds View 61: Emma Grothaus scored 22 points to lead the Class 3A, No. 7 Zephyrs past the Mustangs in the Hill-Murray Invitational. Teammates Marisa Gustafson and Josey Underwood added 17 and 13 points, respectively. The Mustangs were led by Erin Saemrow with 24 points.