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Andover rallies to beat Cretin-Derham Hall

By Loren Nelson, Legacy Hockey, 03/11/23, 8:15PM CST


Huskies score three goals in the final 62 seconds as they win state Class 2A third-place game

Gavyn Thoreson (12) celebrates Andover’s game-winning goal with less than a minute remaining in the third period against Cretin-Derham Hall in the state Class 2A tournament third-place game. Photo by Jeff Lawler,

Quick Recap

ST. PAUL — No. 4 seed Andover scored three goals in the final 62 seconds in a 5-3 come-from-behind victory over unseeded Cretin-Derham Hall on Saturday in the state Class 2A third-place game at the Xcel Energy Center.

Brooks Cogswell scored with 1:02 remaining to tie it at 3-3 and Cayden Casey put the No. 5-2A Huskies (23-7-1) ahead 4-3 25 seconds later. 

Landon Stringellow added an empty-net goal with 13 seconds left for 2022 state champion Andover.

Max Bennett’s goal put No. 13-2A Cretin-Derham Hall (19-11-1) ahead 3-2 with 8:02 left in the third. Nate Chorlton scored in the first period and Attila Lippai scored in the second for the Raiders.

Cooper Conway scored a second-period goal for Andover, and the Huskies’ top forward line of Casey, Conway and Gavyn Thoreson finished the season with a combined 265 points.

Cretin-Derham Hall players head back to the bench after Attila Lippai’s second period goal against Andover. Photo by Jeff Lawler,

Andover’s Tristen May-Robinson sends a shot toward the Cretin-Derham Hall net during the state Class 2A third place game. May-Robinson scored the Huskies' opening goal. Photo by Jeff Lawler,

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