Rogers is back on track after a thee-game losing streak, including a 5-2 loss to Lakeville South (above). They have won two of their last three including a 4-1 win over Maple Grove last night. LPH PHOTO BY BRYAN ZOLLMAN

Plenty of section action on Tuesday night in Boys’ hockey

No. 12AA Rogers 4, No. 8AA Maple Grove 1

Maple Grove traveled to Rogers on Tuesday for an important Section 5AA clash. These two teams are currently atop of their section standings, with the Crimson slightly edging out Rogers. Rogers got goals from Cole Bumgarner in the first period and Mason Wanka in the second to take a 2-0 lead into the third period. Keaton Weis scored for Rogers at the 2:44 mark of the third period,  going ahead 3-0. Jackson Kuznik scored moments later for Maple Grove, getting back within two goals, but Weis struck again, scoring the dagger goal for Rogers, as they skated away with a 4-1 win over section opponent Maple Grove. Nolen Geerdes and Caden Olsen both had two assists for Rogers, while Aiden Dietrich was great in net, stopping 34 of 35. Rogers moves to 9-4-2, while Maple Grove falls to 9-4-0 on the season. 


No. 10AA Shakopee 2, No. 11AA Rosemount 0

Shakopee made a trip to the Rosemount Ice Arena to take on the Irish. Shakopee’s Zach Docteur scored in the first, and Nate Pederson scored in the third period for Shakopee, who shutout Rosemount 2-0. Senior goalie Aleksi Huson had an incredible night in the net for Rosemount, stopping all 45 shots he faced. Huson continues to have a great season, he now has a save percentage of .932, a goals-against average of 2.30 and his record is 11-3-1. On the other side of the ice, Trent Nelson stopped 21 of 23 for Maple Grove. 

No. 3A St. Cloud Cathedral 5, No. 12A Northern Lakes 2

St. Cloud Cathedral traveled to Breezy Point to take on Northern Lakes Tuesday night. The Crusaders started fast and heavy, scoring two first-period goals from John Hirschfeld and Andrew Dwinnell as they took a 2-0 lead into the second period. Hirschfeld and Dwinnell scored again in the second period for Cathedral, along with Jaeger Wood. Drew Paulbeck got on the board for Northern Lakes in the second and the third period, but Paulbeck’s Comeback attempt wasn’t enough as the Crusaders ran away with a 5-2 win. Hirschfeld had two assists along with his two goals, Dwinnell, Joey Gillespie, and Ben Petroske all had one assist. Keaton LeGrande stopped 18 of 20 for St. Cloud Cathedral. Northern Lakes got two assists from Finnegan Fogarty and Jerome Martin. 

John Hirschfeld scored two goals and two assists for St. Cloud Cathedral in their win over Northern Lakes. LET’S PLAY HOCKEY PHOTO BY JACKSON BOLINE.

Roseau 3, No. 2A Warroad 2

University of North Dakota commit Carson Pilgrim got the scoring started in Roseau for the Warriors in the first period, but the Rams struck twice in the middle period, with goals from Noah Urness and Jake Halvorson. Rams led 2-1 in the third period, but Warroad’s Taven James scored a late final-period goal tying the game at 2-2 ending the third. The overtime period didn’t last long, as Halvorson found his second of the game for an OT 3-2 win over Warroad. Pilgrim added an assist, and Murray Marvin-Cordes and Ryan Lund both had assists for the Warriors. Halvorson added an assist to his two goals, Urness had two assists, and Eli Wensloff, Alex Ballard, and Jude Wittrock all had assists for Roseau. 

UND commit Carson Pilgrim scored for Warroad in the Warriors’ loss to Roseau. LET’S PLAY HOCKEY PHOTO BY JACKSON BOLINE.

No. 20 Southwest Christian/Richfield 5, Minneapolis 2

Minneapolis got a first-period goal from John Bebler as they held a 1-0 lead into the second period. SCR got five unanswered goals from Tate Hardacre, Johnny Erhart, Paul Hornor, Kaden Feltmann, and Owen Zick. Isaac Andersen scored late in the third for Minneapolis, but Southwest Christian/Richfield skated away with a 5-2 win. Jared Greiner and Christian Greer both had two assists for Southwest Christian/Richfield. 

No. 16AA Eastview 4, Lakeville North 0

After an opening frame goal from Zach Wooten, Eastview scored three second-period goals from Michael Cherevatsky, Same Wooten, and Z. Wooten netted his second on the night. Eastview held on to the 4-0 lead in the third period, taking down Lakeville North. Gabe Otis stopped all 17 shots he faced for Eastview, earning his third shutout on the season. 

No. 17AA Lakeville South 6, Farmington 0

Seven players scored two points for Lakeville South’s 6-0 win over Farmington. Trey Newgard had two assists, while Eiji Hofmann, Jack Starfield, Jackson Ernst, and Matthew Andriano-Allard all had a goal and an assist and Carter Ernst scored two goals for the Cougars.

Lakeville South had reason to celebrate with their most recent victory over Farmington.  LPH PHOTO BY BRYAN ZOLLMAN

Totino-Grace 7, Coon Rapids 4

Totino-Grace played host to Coon Rapids Tuesday evening in a critical Section 5AA tilt. If you like high-scoring hockey, this was your game, Coon Rapids scored two early goals from Roan Bresnahan and Jack Engberg but Totino-Grace answered back with two first-period goals of their own, from Tre Peck, and Ben Box. The second period had Blake Anderson scoring at the 5:17 mark of the second period. Box scored again for TG, and they held a 4-2 lead, until Ben Kish scored for Coon Rapids, getting them back in the game at the end of the second period. Totino-Grace scored three unanswered goals to start the third, from Peck, Gabe Gallivan, and Jimmy Pautsch. Tyler Barsness scored for Coon Rapids, but it wasn’t enough as Totino-Grace skated away with a 7-4 win. 

Duluth Denfeld 2, Cambridge-Isanti 

Duluth Denfeld made a trip to Cambridge-Isanti on Tuesday evening for a 7AA Section clash. The game featured low-scoring and good goaltending from CI’s Gabe Burhite and Duluth Denfeld’s Connor Doyle. Josh Sauro scored first for Cambridge-Isanti, and after a scoreless second period, Duluth Denfeld got on the board off a Valtteri Luhtalampi goal, tying the game at 1-1 after three periods. It took just 18 seconds for Brady McGinn to send Duluth Denfeld home happy, taking down Cambridge-Isanti 2-1. In the goal crease, Doyle had 30 saves on 31 shots for Duluth Denfeld, and Burhite had 28 saves on 30 shots. 

No. 6AA Benilde-St. Margaret’s 4, St. Louis Park 1

Benilde-St. Margaret’s met with St. Louis Park on Tuesday for a big Section 6AA battle. Drew Hoenie scored for SLP in the first period, but it would end up being their last goal, as BSM scored four unanswered goals, two from Junior Podein, and goals from Caleb Koskie, and Mason Stenger secured a 4-1 win for Benilde-St. Margaret’s over St. Louise Park.

No. 9A Monticello 5, Mound Westonka 3

Landon Scherber scored three points (1g, 2a) in Monticello’s 5-3 win over Mound Westonka. Roman Thompson, Aidan Widmark, Gunnar Simon, and Micah Sieben also scored for the Moose. Blake Decker, Collin Hagen and Luke Poikonen scored for Mound Westonka.  

Monticello captain Gunnar Simon pictured on the right, scored a goal in Monticello’s 5-3 win over Mound Westonka. LET’S PLAY HOCKEY PHOTO.

Rock Ridge 15, International Falls 1

Rory Cope-Robinson, Ian Mikulich, Grady Dimberio, and Sam Troutwine all scored four points for Rock Ridge in their massive 15-1 win over International Falls. 

Ian Mikulich had four points in Rock Ridge’s huge win over International Falls. LET’S PLAY HOCKEY PHOTO.

No. 4A East Grand Forks 5, Detroit Lakes 1

East Grand Forks played host to Detroit Lakes on Tuesday for a Section 8A clash. With section implications on the line, EGF continued their great season with two unanswered goals from Brock Schultz. Keifer Lundmark scored for the Lakers, in the second, but EGF struck back with three more goals, Schultz completed his hattrick, Landon Jamieson, Grady Magner also scored for the Green Wave, in their 5-1 win over Detroit Lakes. 


Others Scores around the State of Hockey on Tuesday. 

Worthington 6, Redwood Valley 3

Red Lake Falls 8, Kittson County Central 2

River Lakes 4, Willmar 1

Rochester Lourdes 5, Dodge County 3

Northern Edge 3, Mora/Milaca 2

North Shore 4, Greenway 1

Prior Lake 3, Apple Valley/Burnsville 0

Centennial 4, Mounds View 2

Robbinsdale 5, Osseo 1

Moose Lake Area 9, Ashland(Wis.) 2

Prairie Centre 5, Breckenridge/Wahpeton 2

Winona 4, St. Paul Academy 0

Crookston 5, Bagley/Fosston 1

Hastings 4, Owatonna 2

Faribault 6, Austin 2

Grand Rapids 5, Superior (Wis.) 2

Gentry Academy 6, Chaska 3

Sartell-St. Stephen 4, St. Cloud 1

Brainerd 5, Sauk Rapids-Rice 1

No. 17A Alexandria 5, Fergus Falls 1

New Prague 4, Hutchinson 1

Mankato West 4, Minnesota River 2

Breck 4, Providence Academy 3

Spring Lake Park 4, Irondale 3