Hill-Murray senior goalie Alexys Woodward (30) and junior defense Samantha Boyer (13) try to stop Eagan from scoring during the state quarterfinal. Woodward had 19 saves in the 6-2 win Thursday afternoon and tallied 60 saves over the 3-days at Xcel.
Hill-Murray sophomore forward Jessica Bonfe (5) takes a shot on the Eagan goalie at Xcel Energy Center Feb. 21. The Pioneers went on to take second place at the Class AA State Tournament.
The Hill-Murray Pioneers entered the 2013 Minnesota State High School girls’ hockey tournament for the second time with high hopes.
The opening round play of Section 4AA boys’ hockey action Feb. 23 saw Hill-Murray (1), White Bear Lake (2), Stillwater (3) and Roseville (6) advance to semifinal action that was played Feb. 26 at the State Fair Coliseum Feb. 26.