Carter Callahan celebrates with his team.

No. 5AA Benilde-St. Margaret’s 2 , No. 4AA Chanhassen 0  

Mason Minor scored the only two goals of the game for Benilde-St. Margaret’s as they shutout Chanhassen 2-0. BSM completes a very good regular season going 20-4-1. The Red Knights have put up 4.60 goals per game while allowing just 1.84. The latter stat is in large part to Mason McElroy who has a .915 save percentage and 1.68 goals against average. Chanhassen fell to 19-5-0 and will finish their regular season hosting New Prague on Saturday. 

Junior Podein has 16-10-26 points this season.

Minor scored his first goal in the opening period unassisted, which gave the Red Knights a 1-0 lead. A scoreless second period had BSM still holding a 1-0 lead, that was until Minor struck again with the empty net to secure a victory over the Storm. 

Minor has put together a strong Sophomore season, scoring six goals, and 19 assists for 25 points in 25 games, a bright future is ahead for the Red Knights forward. McElroy stopped all 15 shots he faced in net for the Red Knights. Kam Hendrickson did his part in net for Chanhassen, stopping 25 of 26. 

No. 1AA Minnetonka 6, No. 8AA Eden Prairie 0

Minnetonka proved they are an unbeatable team…well at least in the regular season. The Skippers finish the season with a 6-0 win over Eden Prairie and end the year with a 23-0-2 record. Eden Prairie on the other hand fell to 15-8-1 and will complete their regular season at home against Buffalo. 

Hunter Bauer completed his 11th shutout.

Minnetonka scored twice midway through the first period when Luke Garry netted a short-handed goal assisted by Ashton Shultz. The Skippers struck again when Shultz got a goal of his own assisted by Garry and Devin Berg. Minnetonka held a 2-0 lead after the first period. 

In the second period, the Skippers scored four goals. The first goal was scored by Garry who netted his second goal of the game, assisted by Javon Moore. Moore scored his own goal on the power play assisted by Shultz and Gavin Garry. Moore scored again later in the third on the power play, and Sam Sheetz netted a goal for Minnetonka as the Skippers skated away with the win. 

Shultz ended the game with four points, scoring once and getting three assists. The Skippers dominated the game, outshooting Eden Prairie 40-10. 

No. 2A St. Cloud Cathedral 3, No. 7A Monticello 0

Nick Hansen stopped all 26 shots he faced as the Crusaders shutout Monticello 3-0 ending the regular season on a high note. Hansen ends the regular season with a .932 save percentage and a 1.59 goals-against average. Cathedral will head into Section playoffs with a 20-4-1 record and ranked second in Class A. The Moose ended their regular season with a 19-5-1 record and ranked seventh in Class A. 

Nick Hansen got his third shutout of the season for Cathedral in the win.

St. Cloud Cathedral scored twice in the first period and once in the third as the Crusaders skated to a shutout win against the Moose. 

John Hirschfeld scored the first goal of the game, assisted by Joey Gillespie who had two helpers in the game. In his Junior season, Hirschfeld had a stat line of 20-44-64 in 25 games. Thomas Rosenkrans scored the Crusaders’ second goal in the opening period, assisted by Jaeger Wood. The Crusaders held a 2-0 lead after two periods when Griffin Sturm scored early in the final frame assisted by Hirschfeld and Gillespie to secure the shutout win over Monticello. 

St. Cloud outshot the Moose 48-26 in the contest, with Monticello’s Owen Soderholm stopping 45 shots. 

No. 18AA Roseau 5, No. 3A East Grand Forks 0 

Roseau scored twice in the first period and twice more in the third en route to a 5-0 win over East Grand Forks. The Rams end the regular season with an 18-6-1 record. East Grand Forks fell to 16-8-1 to end their regular season. 

Noah Urness is second in the state with 80 total points.

Noah Urness struck first for Roseau, assisted by Eli Wensloff, and Jude Wittrock. St. Cloud State commit Urness has had a great senior season for the Rams, scoring 42-38-80 in 25 games, good enough for second in the state in points. 

Jake Halvorson netted the Rams’ second goal of the period, assisted by Urness and Wittrock. Urness struck again in the second period on the power play, assisted by Halvorson and Jake Kvien. 

Roseau led 3-0 in the third period when they added to their lead with two more goals. Alex Ballard scored the Rams’ fourth goal and Urness completed the hat trick making it 5-0. 

Urness capped off his incredible season with four points, scoring a hat trick and adding an assist. Wittrock had two assists, and Halvorison tallied three points with two assists and a goal. Brayton Levesque stopped all 28 shots he faced as he headed into section playoffs on a high note. 

No. 18A Northern Lakes 4 No. 11A Proctor 1

Northern Lakes rebounds from their Tuesday loss to Alexandria with a very good 4-1 win over Proctor. The Lightning improved 15-8-0 and still have two games to play against Lake of the Woods and Warroad. Proctor fell in their final game of the regular season to 18-7-0. 

Easton Anderson scored twice in the first period to give Northern Lakes a 2-0 lead after the first period. After a scoreless middle period, Austin Bryant added to the Lightning lead to make it 3-0. Proctor’s lone goal was scored by Austin Bryant on the power play to get the Rails back within two. That didn’t last long as Drew Paulbeck scored the Lightnings’ fourth and final goal. 

No. 5A Orono 4, Bloomington Jefferson 1

Orono outshot Bloomington Jefferson 38-14 as the Spartans took down Jefferson 4-1. Easton Sankey, Cayden Effertz, Hayden Simon, and Tommy Lewin all scored for the Spartans’. Jordan Wang netted Bloomington Jeffersons’ lone goal. Orono improved to 16-8-0 and will wrap up their regular season on Saturday when they face Chaska. 

No. 13AA St. Thomas Academy 7, Two Rivers 0

St. Thomas Academy completes a strong regular season with a 15-8-2 record after taking down Two Rivers 7-0. The Cadets head into Section playoffs averaging 3.36 goals per game while allowing 2.00. 

No. 19AA Gentry Academy 4, Robbinsdale Armstrong/Cooper 3

After scoring three unanswered goals in the second and third periods, Robbinsdale Armstrong/Cooper led Gentry Academy 3-1. They got goals from Tanner Rausch, Lewis Majkozak, and Charlie Goergen. Gentry responded in the third period with two late goals, from Charlie Goergen, and Justin O’Brockta tying the game at 3-3 and sending it to overtime. Midway through the overtime period Jacob Guille netted the game-winner, assisted by O’Brochta. The Stars improved to 19-5-0 and will finish the regular season against Sartell. 

No. 15AA Rosemount 5, Eagan 1

Christian Garrity and Owen Durigan both had three-point performances with one goal and two assists for the Irish in their 5-1 win. Rosemount completed their regular season campaign going 18-7-0. 

No. 16AA Stillwater 5, East Ridge 2

Blaine Batchelor scored twice in Stillwater’s 5-2 win over East Ridge. Batchelor is nearing the end of his senior regular season scoring 7-7-14 in 24 games played. The Ponies are 14-9-1 with one more game to play against Holy Family. 

No. 20AA White Bear Lake 5, Woodbury 2

White Bear Lake improved to 16-7-1 after their 5-2 win over Woodbury Thursday night. The Bears face Cretin-Derham Hall on Saturday. Nolan Roed scored two goals for White Bear Lake increasing the St. Cloud State commit’s goal total to 25. He also has 18 points for a total of 43 points. 

No. 13A Thief River Falls 3, Bemidji 0

Thief River Falls got an incredible performance in net by Conner Roff stopping all 32 shots that he faced as the Prowlers took down Bemidji 3-0. TGF got goals from Paul Anderson, Brayden Spears, and Spencer Anderson. The Prowlers improved to 14-10-1 to end their regular season campaign. 

No. 6A Northfield 8, Faribault 0

Northfield scored four goals in the second period from Ben Geiger, Andrew Winter, Will Cashin, and Christian Whiteman as the Raiders took down Faribault 8-0. Northfield moved to 19-3-2 on the season and will face Delano in their season finale. 

No. 12A Alexandria 6, Fergus Falls 2

Alexandria completed their second straight Section 6A win as they secured the top spot in the section after their 6-2 win over Fergus Falls. The Cardinals went 6-0 against section opponents this season as they entered the playoffs with a 15-9-1 record. Brady Metcalf stopped 35 of 37 shots he faced in net for the Cardinals and Brody Berg had three points with two goals and one assist.