In a contest that wasn’t decided until the final period, the Hill-Murray Pioneers, the defending Class AA state champions, were pushed to the limit by Cretin-Derham Hall before gaining a third consecutive trip to the girls hockey state tournament.
Hill-Murray junior forward Laura Anderson (3) and freshman forward Abigail Boreen (22) worked to get the puck up ice during section semifinal playoffs. The Pioneers advanced after a 3-1 win over Stillwater at Aldrich Arena Feb. 10. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
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If the Tartan boys hockey team had any thoughts about reversing a 2-1 overtime defeat at the hands of Hill-Murray in their first meeting back on Jan. 15, it soon vanished once the second period got underway at Aldrich Arena Wednesday, Feb. 11.
Mallory Fenske, signing with North Dakota State, speaks as Jordan Rowan-Stafford, Concordia St. Paul, also was on hand to thank family and coaches. Both left their mark with the Tartan girl’s soccer team.
North High junior Adreon Wadlington (33) puts up a shot guarded by Woodbury’s Michael Carter (1) and Jake West (4). A close game to the final seconds, the Polars lost 58-59 at home Jan. 29. (Linda Baumeister/Review)