CLASS 2A

At Xcel Energy Center, St. Paul

Thursday, March 5

Quarterfinal

Bemidji 4, Edina 6
Edina opened against Bemidji. The Hornets are two-time champions with no shortage of talent, and they got off to a 3-0 first-period lead. Not only are they good, but they’ve been very good heading into the state tournament.

Duluth East 6, St. Thomas Academy 5, OT
St. Thomas Academy seemingly dominated all game long, but Duluth East overcame two three-goal leads in the game. With less than two minutes left in the third, the Greyhounds’ Nick Funk tied it and, in overtime, they kept up the unbelievable momentum.

Lakeville North 4, Hill-Murray 1
Lakeville got on the board early as a Max Johnson rebound put them up 1-0. Hill-Murray’s Jacob Olson tied it just a few minutes later, but it was Lakeville North for the rest of the game.

Eden Prairie 5, Blaine 3
In the final game of the night, Eden Prairie faced off against Blaine in the “4 vs. 5” seed matchup. It looked like a blowout, with Eden Prairie taking a 5-1 lead in the 3rd. Blaine kept battling though, adding 2 more. But it wasn’t enough, and they lost 5-3.

Friday, March 6

Semifinal

Duluth East 3, Edina 1
There won’t be a three-peat for Edina as Duluth East comes from behind to upset the front-runner.

Lakeville North 6, Eden Prairie 2
Junior forward Max Johnson of Lakeville North hit a tie-breaking goal in the third period, leading his team to three more goals and to their second straight championship game.

Consolation Semifinal

At Mariucci Arena, Univ. of Minnesota
St. Thomas Academy 4, Bemidji 2
Peter Tufto of St. Thomas Academy lead his team over Bemidji, with 2 assists and 2 goals, totaling 4 goals in the tournament so far.

Blaine 3, Hill-Murray 2, OT
After a tense third period full of penalties and a game-tying goal from Hill-Murray’s Zach Mills, Blaine won it in the first 37 seconds of overtime with a goal from Riley Tufte.

Saturday, March 7

Consolation Championship

St. Thomas Academy 2, Blaine 1
The St. Thomas Academy Cadets held strong after their first two goals of the game, outshooting Blaine 32-20 to cement this year’s 2A consolation championship.

Third place

Edina vs Eden Prairie, 4 p.m.

Championship

Duluth East vs. Lakeville North, 7 p.m.

CLASS 1A

At Xcel Energy Center, St. Paul

Wednesday, March 4

Quarterfinal

Mahtomedi 6, New Ulm Eagles 3
Second-seeded Mahtomedi came out on top of New Ulm 6-3. Jack Becker had a hat trick to lead the Zephyrs to victory.

East Grand Forks 4, New Prague 0
The defending Class A state champion East Grand Forks Green Waves, third-seeded, took down New Prague 4-0 to move on.

Hermantown 8, Spring Lake Park 0
Spring Lake Park made its first-ever State Tournament appearance, but they had a tough task against the first-seeded Hermantown Hawks. They were not able to get the upset, losing 8-0.

St. Cloud Apollo 1, Breck 0, OT
Late Wednesday night saw a thriller between fifth-seeded St. Cloud Apollo and fourth-seeded Breck. They were scoreless through three periods and the game went to overtime. But it was the Apollo Eagles who struck first in sudden death, taking the 1-0 win.

Friday, March 6

Semifinal

East Grand Forks 5, Mahtomedi 2
East Grand Forks took out second seed Mahtomedi to advance to the championship match and defend their title.

Hermantown 2, St. Cloud Apollo 0
Hermantown will go to its sixth straight state championship game Saturday. They’re 0-5 in the last five games, but will try to break that streak against East Grand Forks.

Thursday, March 5

Consolation Semifinal

New Prague 5, New Ulm 2
A hat trick from Alex Gregor pushed New Ulm to the consolation championship despite their previous scoreless quarterfinal matchup.

Breck 1, Spring Lake Park 0
After suffering a tough upset by St. Cloud in the quarterfinals, Breck’s defense stepped up for a shutout against Spring Lake Park in the consolation semifinals.

Saturday, March 7

Consolation Championship

New Prague 3, Breck 2
New Prague pulled out a stunning comeback against Breck, scoring all three of their goals in the last five and a half minutes of regulation for the consolation championship.

Third place

Edina vs. Eden Prairie, 9 a.m.

Championship

East Grand Forks 5, Hermantown 4
Hermantown made it to the championship match and lost for the sixth straight year, with an East Grand Forks victory in overtime.