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Hockey Night: Wayzata roars past Hill-Murray

By Legacy Hockey staff, 12/08/23, 12:00AM CST


Dec. 7: Trojans build big early lead on Pioneers; STA too much for Mahtomedi; Rogers tops Andover to stay unbeaten

Wayzata 5, Hill-Murray 2

MAPLEWOOD - Brooks Gengler scored twice and had an assist and Wayzata scored early and often on its way to a 5-2 triumph over Hill-Murray on Thursday at Aldrich Arena in Maplewood.

Luke Miller scored 2:30 into the opening period, and goals by Brittan Alstead, Gengler and Hawke Huff followed as the No. 4-2A Trojans (4-0-0) built a 4-0 lead heading into the second.

Simon Seidl scored a third-period goal for No. 5-2A Hill-Murray (1-1-1).

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St. Thomas Academy 4, Mahtomedi 1

MENDOTA HEIGHTS - Jimmy Zavoral had a goal and an assist and Cody Niesen made 28 saves as St. Thomas Academy breezed past Mahtomedi 4-1 at St. Thomas Ice Arena.

Niesen made 15 of his saves in the third period, when Jake Hodd-Chlebeck scored the lone goal for No. 4-1A Mahtomedi (2-4-0).

Max Candon had two assists for No. 9-2A St. Thomas Academy (2-2-0), which scored twice in each of the first and second periods. 

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Rogers 3, Andover 1

ROGERS - Nolen Geerdes' goal 2:30 into the final period helped propel Rogers past Andover 3-1 in a matchup of Northwest Suburban Conference powerhouses at the Rogers Ice Arena.

Geerdes broke a 1-1 tie with his goal, and Drew Krekelberg added an empty net goal for the No. 6-2A Royals (5-0-0) with 1 second left.

Jack Murphy's power-play goal in the second period lifted No. 11-2A Andover (2-3-0) into the tie after Keaton Weis scored earlier in the period for Rogers.

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Elk River/Zimmerman 4, Totino-Grace 3 (OT)

MINNEPOLIS - Gavin Sperling scored 3:57 into overtime to boost Elk River/Zimmerman to a 4-3 win over Totino-Grace at Brooklyn Park Ice Arena.

Tre Peck scored twice during a three-goal flurry for Totino-Grace (1-2-1) that put the Eagles ahead 3-2 early in the third.

Tristan Kreich scored with 21 seconds left in regulation as the Elks (1-1-1) rallied to force the extra session.

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Providence Academy 9, Hutchinson 1

PLYMOUTH - Louie Wehman scored five goals, including three in the second period, as Providence Academy beat Hutchinson 9-1 at the Plymouth Ice Center.

Wehmann has 12 goals in six games, second most in the state behind the 13 scored by Shakopee's Cooper Simpson. 

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North Shore 3, Hayward (Wis.) 2

TWO HARBORS - Senior Braylen Hoff scored with 2:18 left in the third period as North Shore rallied to beat Hayward, Wis., 3-2 at Lake County Arena.

Jake Stadler scored with 2:13 left in the third period to pull North Shore (2-1-1) into a 2-2 tie. He also assisted on Hoff's winning goal.

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La Crescent-Hokah 7, Tomah/Sparta (Wis.) 3

LA CRESCENT - Noah Gillette scored three goals and added an assist while Michael Stojka had two goals and three assists as La Crescent-Hokah remained unbeaten with a 7-3 triumph over Toma/Sparta, Wis., at the La Crescent Community Arena.

Lancers scoring star Wyatt Farrell, on pace to break the state's all-time career goal-scoring record, had an unusually quiet night with just two assists.

La Crescent-Hokah improved to 4-0-0.

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