MN Girls high school hockey game recaps 11-17-2023:

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Minnesota Girls High School Hockey game summaries for 11-17-23

Moorhead 1
Andover 1

The girls’ high school hockey game between Moorhead and Andover ended in a 1-1 tie after overtime. During the game, both teams played defensively, resulting in no goals during the first period. The second period saw each team scoring one goal: Andover’s Hannah Christenson scored an even-strength goal at 2:47, while Moorhead’s Ella Holm, assisted by Kate Kosobud and Olivia Kortan, also scored an even-strength goal at 12:22. The third period and overtime did not produce any additional goals.

The game was tightly contested, with Andover taking more shots on goal with a total of 34 compared to Moorhead’s 16. However, both teams were unable to capitalize on power plays, with Moorhead going 0 for 3 and Andover 0 for 2. Penalties were minimal, with Moorhead accumulating 4 minutes on 2 infractions and Andover 6 minutes on 3 infractions.

In the goal, Moorhead’s Taylor Kressin made an impressive 33 saves on 34 shots for a save percentage of .971, while Andover’s Olivia Nedved made 15 saves on 16 shots, with a save percentage of .938. The game was played at the Andover Arena.

South St. Paul 3
Hibbing 1

The girls’ high school hockey game between South St. Paul and Hibbing/Chisholm ended with South St. Paul securing a victory with a final score of 3-1. South St. Paul established an early lead in the first period with two even-strength goals scored by Lily Pachl at 6:31 and 15:47. The second period saw no additional goals from either team. In the third period, Hibbing/Chisholm responded with a power-play goal by Panella Rewertz, assisted by Aune Boben, at 9:29. However, South St. Paul reinforced their lead with a power-play goal scored by Addi Barone, with an assist from Annie Felton, at 16:59.

Both teams had an equal opportunity on power plays, with each team converting 1 out of 2 chances. The shot count was in favor of South St. Paul with 24 shots on goal compared to Hibbing/Chisholm’s 14. Penalties were relatively low with each team incurring 4 minutes of infractions on 2 penalties.

The goaltenders for both teams showed commendable performance, with South St. Paul’s goalie making 13 saves out of 14 shots, and Hibbing/Chisholm’s goalie saving 21 out of 24 shots. The game took place at the Hibbing Memorial Arena up in northern Minnesota.

Lakeville North 4
Roseau 0

In the girls’ high school hockey game between Roseau and Lakeville North, Lakeville North emerged victorious with a 4-0 win. The game started off without any scoring in the first period. In the second period, Lakeville North gained momentum with two even-strength goals: Gracie Hanson at 2:35 and Hannah Weckman at 16:40, both goals involving an assist by Kate Swierczek. The third period saw Lakeville North solidifying their lead with two more even-strength goals by Addie Bowlby at 7:26 and 11:54, with assists from Ashley Wagenbach, Shay Swanson, and Anna Tomas.

There were no power-play opportunities for either team, and no penalties were recorded throughout the game. Lakeville North dominated the shot count with 40 shots on goal compared to Roseau’s 20. Lakeville North’s goalie, Addie Oettinger, recorded a shutout, saving all 20 shots, while Roseau’s goalie, Madi Lisell, made 36 saves on 40 shots. Lakeville North will play Metro South today at a 1:00.  Roseau now sticks around the metro area for a game vs. Holy Family today at 3:00.

St. Paul/Two Rivers 5
Northern Lake 3

The girls’ high school hockey game between St. Paul/Two Rivers and Northern Lakes resulted in a 5-3 victory for St. Paul/Two Rivers. The scoring opened in the first period with St. Paul/Two Rivers’ Lucy Swift scoring a power-play goal at 15:37. The second period saw St. Paul/Two Rivers extend their lead with two more goals, both by Lucy Swift at 12:13 (power-play) and Zoe Moore at 12:37 (even strength). Northern Lakes’ Ava Merta responded with an even-strength goal at 16:21.

In the third period, Northern Lakes’ Myah Reuper scored at 3:58, but St. Paul/Two Rivers’ Annabelle Kuechenmeister quickly countered with a goal at 7:42. Northern Lakes managed to narrow the gap with Jenna Stoerzinger scoring at 8:24, but St. Paul/Two Rivers sealed their win with another goal by Zoe Moore at 14:26.

St. Paul/Two Rivers capitalized on their power plays, scoring 2 out of 5, while Northern Lakes did not score on their 4 power-play chances. The game featured St. Paul/Two Rivers taking 31 shots on goal to Northern Lakes’ 19. Penalties were frequent, with St. Paul/Two Rivers incurring 8 minutes on 4 infractions and Northern Lakes 10 minutes on 5 infractions.

St. Paul/Two Rivers’ goalie Kaitlyn Galeazzi saved 16 out of 19 shots, and Northern Lakes’ Sarah Maroney saved 26 out of 31 shots.

Orono 3
Mound Westonka 0

In the girls’ hockey game between two top ten ranked teams, Mound Westonka/Southwest Christian and Orono, Orono won with a score of 3-0. Orono’s scoring started early in the first period with a goal by Zoe Lopez, assisted by Alexa Niccum at 0:08. The second period remained scoreless. In the third period, Orono extended their lead with Gabi Lopez scoring at 3:36, assisted by Zoe Lopez, followed by another goal from Zoe Lopez, who scored shorthanded into an empty net at 15:04.

Neither team was able to capitalize on power plays, with both teams going 0 for 3. Orono dominated the shot count with 35 shots on goal, compared to Mound Westonka/Southwest Christian’s 9. Each team incurred 6 minutes in penalties across 3 infractions.

Orono’s goalie Vivienne Anderson made 9 saves for a shutout, while Mound Westonka/Southwest Christian’s goalie, Ashlyn Roth, made 32 saves on 34 shots.

Proctor/Hermantown 9
Bloomington Jefferson 2

The girls’ hockey game between Bloomington Jefferson and Proctor/Hermantown ended with a decisive 9-2 victory for Proctor/Hermantown. The scoring began in the first period with both teams netting a goal: Bloomington Jefferson’s Aaliyah Lawrence scored at 2:21, but Proctor/Hermantown quickly answered with two goals by Jane Eckstrom at 8:13 and Izy Fairchild at 14:14.

The second period saw Proctor/Hermantown pulling ahead with three goals: Eckstrom scored a power-play goal at 9:55, Ayla Milbridge scored at 10:56, and Fairchild scored her second at 13:39. Bloomington Jefferson managed to add one more goal with Lawrence scoring her second at 16:46.

The third period was dominated by Proctor/Hermantown with four additional goals. Hailey Jussila scored 19 seconds in, followed by Eckstrom completing a hat-trick at 3:08, Avery Milbridge scoring at 3:27, and Taylee Manion closing the scoring at 16:42.

Proctor/Hermantown capitalized on their power play opportunities, scoring once out of three attempts, while Bloomington Jefferson failed to convert on their three power plays. The shot count heavily favored Proctor/Hermantown with 49 shots to Bloomington Jefferson’s 15. Penalties were even, with each team incurring 6 minutes on 3 infractions.

In goal, Proctor/Hermantown’s Neelah McLeod saved 13 out of 15 shots, while Bloomington Jefferson’s Sarah Rash made 40 saves on 49 shots. The game took place at the beautiful St. Luke’s Sports & Event Center in Proctor MN.

Apple Valley 4
Shakopee 1

Apple Valley secured a win against Shakopee with a final score of 4-1. In the first period, Apple Valley’s Makayla Moran scored at 8:50, followed by Katie Jensen at 13:05. Shakopee’s Allison Parker put her team on the scoreboard at 2:09 in the second period, but Moran scored again for Apple Valley at 5:33. The third period saw Moran complete a hat-trick with a goal at 8:20. Both teams had 26 shots on goal, but Apple Valley’s goaltender had a strong performance, allowing only one goal. Neither team capitalized on power plays; Apple Valley went 0 for 2 and Shakopee 0 for 3.

Warroad 4
Simley 1

We don’t have any stats on this game yet.

Eden Prairie 4
Alexandria 2

Eden Prairie beat Alexandria Area with a final score of 4-2. Eden Prairie’s Lizzie Swartout scored the opening goal at 2:01 in the first period. The second period saw two more goals for Eden Prairie by Addy Mitchell at 7:38 and Lauren Pottinger at 15:35, while Alexandria Area’s Sophia Korynta scored on a power play at 11:04. In the third period, Eden Prairie’s Ava Moe scored at 2:39, and Alexandria Area’s Skylar Thorson scored at 7:02. Eden Prairie was 0 for 2 on power plays, Alexandria Area was 1 for 3. Both teams had over 30 shots on goal, with Eden Prairie making 34 and Alexandria Area 31.

Robbinsdale/Armstrong Cooper 2
Mankato East 1

Robbinsdale Armstrong/Cooper edged out Mankato East with a final score of 2-1. The first period was scoreless. In the second period, Robbinsdale Armstrong/Cooper’s Olive Riley scored at 3:07 and Claire Riestenberg followed with another goal at 10:44. Mankato East made a comeback effort with Jessica Eykyn scoring at 12:39 in the third period. Neither team converted their power plays, with Robbinsdale Armstrong/Cooper going 0 for 3 and Mankato East 0 for 5. Robbinsdale Armstrong/Cooper had 18 shots on goal, while Mankato East had 26. Both teams incurred several penalties, with Robbinsdale Armstrong/Cooper receiving 12 minutes on 6 infractions and Mankato East 9 minutes on 3 infractions​.

Park of Cottage Grove 4
Mounds View 1

Park of Cottage Grove beat Mounds View/Irondale with a score of 4-1. The game opened with two goals from Park of Cottage Grove by Lauren Osland at 5:22 (short-handed) and Alaina Post at 7:36 during the first period. Mounds View/Irondale’s Sarah Johnson responded with a goal at 13:42. In the second period, Park of Cottage Grove extended their lead with Maggie Jensen scoring a power-play goal at 5:30 and Natalie Post adding another at 12:39. There were no goals in the third period. Park of Cottage Grove was efficient on power plays, scoring 1 for 1, while Mounds View/Irondale did not score on their two opportunities. Park of Cottage Grove had a total of 29 shots on goal, and Mounds View/Irondale had 13​.

East Grand Forks 7
Fort Francis (Ontario) 0

East Grand Forks dominated Fort Frances (Ontario) with a convincing 7-0 victory. East Grand Forks’ offensive started early with two goals in the first period by Maggey Plante at 0:12 and Madilyn Jamieson at 7:24. The momentum continued in the second period with Jamieson scoring at 0:31, followed by Blake Schultz with two consecutive goals at 6:12 and 10:07. Schultz continued his streak with another goal in the third period at 3:12, and Sophia Lukach added a short-handed goal at 5:10. Neither team capitalized on their power plays, with both teams going 0 for their respective opportunities. East Grand Forks took a total of 25 shots on goal, while Fort Frances (Ontario) had 15.