Lindaman’s 22nd goal makes Hilltoppers first 10-win team
Tuesday was a day of milestone sin girls high school hockey. Duluth Marshall became the state’s first team to reach 10 wins, Stillwater’s Josie St, Martin reached the 200-point mark and Proctor/Hermantown’s Hannah Graves reached 100 career points.
In No. 4A Duluth Marshall’s10th win, Ilsa Lindaman scored her state-leading 22nd goal of the season with 59 seconds left to give the Hilltoppers a 2-1 win over No. 19AA Grand Rapids/Greenway Tuesday. Duluth Marshall took a 1-0 lead in the first on a goal by Nina Thorson, assisted by Hailey Cummins and Sarah Stauber. Mercury Bischoff tied it with her 16th goal of the year for the Lightning who outshot the Hilltoppers 33-23. Ray Anderson has 32 saves for Duluth Marshall who improved to 10-1 on the season, becoming the state’s first team to 10 wins. Riley Tolvonin had 21 saves for the Lightning.
No. 2A Academy of Holy Angels stayed on the winning track and improved to 7-1-1 with a 6-0 win over Bloomington Jefferson. Audrey Garton had two goals and Marci Jung and Masyn Mullin each had a goal and an assist to lead the Stars.
No. 6A Proctor/Hermantown’s Anika Burke had a hat trick and an assist and Jane Eckstrom had a goal and three assists as the Mirage beat Hibbing/Chisholm 7-0. Hannah Graves and Grace Nichols also chipped in a goal and an assist and Izy Fairchild added a pair of helpers in the win to improve the mirage to 4-5-1. Graves reached the 100-point milestone in the win.
Another two milestones tonight in our 7-0 win over Hibbing! Our #6 Hannah Graves earned her 100th career point on a breakaway and #8 Anika Burke netted her first career hat trick!
— PH Mirage Hockey (@PHMirage) December 13, 2023
Bemidji’s Bailey Rupp scored her 14th goal of the season in overtime to give the Lumberjacks a 2-1 win over No. 10A Crookston. Crookston took a 1-0 lead on a goal by Cassie Solheim with Reese Swanson and Ashlyn Bailey. Bemidji tied it in the third on a goal by Megan Berg, assists by Taylor Bjerke and Emma Greiner. Samantha Nistler assisted on Rupp’s OT winner. Crookston netminder Kambelle Freije stopped 27 shots. Bemidji’s Ava Myhre stopped 19.
No. 8A River Lakes got 23 saves form Kaydence Roeske in a 1-0 shutout against St. Cloud. Sophie Olson’s third period goal was enough as Roeske held strong in goal. Aubree McDonagh assisted on Olson’s game-winning tally.
No. 11A South St. Paul got back above .500 with a 3-0 win over Visitation. Lily Pachl scored all three goals and all three came in the first period as the Packers improved to 5-4-0 on the season.
No. 17A Chisago Lakes got a pair of goals from Lauren Schmidt in a 4-1 win over Moose Lake Area. Nora Devries and Ella Perreault each had two assists as the Wildcats improved to 4-3-0.
No. 18A Pine City Area got two goals from Lena Roubinek and Rhiannon Ashworth in a 6-0 win over Princeton/Big Lake/Becker. Brenna Youngbauer had two assists and Lexa Valvoda and Abby Aagaard also scored for the Dragons, who improved to 5-2-1.
Top-ranked Hill-Murray won their ninth straight game to start the season with a 5-0 win over St. Paul/Two Rivers. Five different skaters found the net: Sophie Olson, Lauryn Cottingham, Jaycee Chatleain, Karis Weyandt and Emily Pohl all scored as the Pioneers improved to 9-0-0. Kaitlyn Galeazzi had a stellar game in goal for St. Paul/Two Rivers with 61 saves.
No. 2AA Minnetonka got back on the winning track with a 5-1 win over North Wright County to improve to 8-1-0 on the season. Ruby Rauk and Ellie Kakrajsheck each had three points and Lauren Mack, Lindzi Avar and Kendra Distad each had two for the Skippers. Eva Nelson scored the lone goal for NWC.
No. 4AA Edina got a pair of goals and an assist from Hannah Halverson as they outshot No. 18AA Eden Prairie 39-13 in a 3-0 win to improve to 6-2-0. The Eagles fell to 2-2-0 and got 36 saves form netminder Tegan Swanson.
No. 5AA Andover got five goals from five different skaters in a 5-0 win over Rogers tio improve to 5-1-2. The Huskies goal scorers were: Mackenzie Jones, Ella Thoreson, Cailin Mumm, Julia Gerdes and Ameila McQuay. Nora Sauer and Avery Kasick each had a pair of assists.
No. 8AA Moorhead got goals from Kate Kosobud, Clara Bernstrom, Lucey Wilson, Taylor Brueske and Olivia Kortan, and goalie Taylor Kressin turned away 27 shots as the Spuds improved to 6-1-1 with a 5-1 win over Roseau.
Stillwater got a hat trick from Brooke Nelson and Josie St. Martin had a goal and three assists as No. 9 Stillwater improved to 6-3-0 with a 9-1 win over East Ridge. Addy Finn added a goal and an assist and Belle McKenzie added a pair of goals to lead the Ponies. Cheyne Walz had the lone goal for East Ridge. Stillwater’s Nelson now has 11 goals to lead the team and St. Martin has 25 points in nine games. She also reached the 200-point mark in the game.
— Stillwater Girls HS Hockey (@PonyGHockey) December 13, 2023
No. 11AA Holy Family improved to 6-3 on the season with a 6-0 win over Hutchinson. Josie Linn led the way with two goals and an assist. Angela Cody had a goal and two assists and Ella Sharkey had three assists. Jenna Allen also had a goal and two assists and Grace Timmers also chipped in a pair of helpers in a balanced scoring attack for the Fire. Hutchinson goalie Kaiden Fitterer stopped 50 shots for the Tigers.
No. 12AA Centennial/Spring Lake Park improved to 6-1-2 with a 4-1 win over Anoka. Teagan Kulenkamp had a goal and three assists and Madeline Wolter scored twice to lead the Cougars. Katelyn Buth scored Anoka’s only goal. Anoka goalie Gretchen Paaverud stopped 39 shots.
Tessa Boden had two goals and an assist and June Semling had two assists to lead No. 13AA Champlin Park/Coon Rapids to their eighth win of the season (8-2-0) with a 4-1 win over Osseo/Park Center. Osseo/Park Center goalie Alli Olson had 49 saves.
North/Tartan earned a hard-fought win over Hasting 3-2 Tuesday. Ellie Volkers had a pair of goals and Lilli Wold had two assists. Olivia Erickson had both goals for Hastings, but it wasn’t enough as Nicole James turned away 23 shots to earn the win. The Titans improved to 4-6-0.
Taylor Olson scored the game-winner for Blaine in the third period to break a 2-2 tie against Elk River/Zimmerman who got a goal and an assist from Carly Humphrey. Abbey Costa and Cierra Ledeen also scored for the Bengals who improved to 5-2-1.
Taylor Thompson had another strong performance in goal with 52 saves, but Forest Lake couldn’t generate enough offense in a 3-1 loss to No. 16AA Woodbury. The Royals got two goals from Hailey Graunke to improve to 7-1-0 on the season. Forest Lake dropped to 4-5-0.
Ella Podiak stopped all 20 shots she faced and Morgan Kennedy had a goal and two assists to lead Wayzata past Buffalo 4-0. Noelle Noble added two assist for the Trojans who also got goals from Sofia Kallebo, Shyla Sanders and Davy Mokelke.
Hope Hadac, McKinley Haycraft and Delaney Schwab each had two points as Cretin-Derham Hall shut out Park of Cottage Grove 5-0. Grace Kempo stopped 13 shots to earn the shut out. Park’s Aubree Laska had 25 saves. The Raiders improved to 6-4 and have now won four straight.
New Prague got a late goal from Ella Hansen to lift the Trojans to a 3-2 win over Minneapolis. It was Hansen’s second goal of the game and she also assisted on Eva Baker’s second-period goal. Olive Carlson and Tallulah Knoke each scored for Minneapolis.