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Prep report: Hilltoppers edge Northern Lakes at home

Jan. 13—Jonas Martinelli's second-period goal held up as a game-winner for Duluth Marshall on Saturday as the Hilltoppers edged Northern Lakes 2-1 at Mars Lakeview Arena.

Pacey Adduono got the scoring started at 5:42 of the first, but was canceled out by Northern Lakes' Jerome Martin about seven minutes later.

Freshman goalie Kaenan Smith stood tall for the 'Toppers (9-5-1), making 25 saves.

The Wolverines scored four unanswered goals in the second period to earn the victory on Saturday afternoon at the Eveleth Hippodrome.

Ian Mikulich started the parade at 2:10, while Aidan Rabideaux, Grady Dimberio (his second of the game) and Levi Flatley followed. Caz Carlson and Kasey Lamppa had two assists apiece and Rock Ridge (12-2-1) goalie Steven Ranisate made 22 saves.

AJ Reyelts stopped 28 of 29 shots he faced as the Rails grounded the Flyers at St. Luke's Sports and Event Center.

Dylan Davidson and Blaine Boysen scored in quick succession to give Proctor a 2-0 edge early in the second period. Luke Avery pulled one back for the Flyers a few minutes later, but third-period goals from Austin Bryant and Wyatt Mineheine decided it for Proctor (12-5) in a meeting of the No. 10 (Proctor) and 11 (Little Falls) Class A boys teams in the most recent Let's Play Hockey state rankings.

The Skippers scored the first five on Saturday and finished off the Greyhounds at Essentia Duluth Heritage Center.

Javon Moore scored goals 3:05 apart late in the first period for Minnetonka, and there was another Skippers goal in between.

Noah Teng got East on the board at 9:38 of the second, and Caden Cole scored the first of two goals with 2:22 left in the frame.

Kole Kronstedt made 43 saves for East (4-11-1), which had only 19 shots on goal.

East faces rival Duluth Denfeld on Tuesday night at the Heritage Center.

Two goals apiece from Tyler Barsness and Tristan Golen were too much for Cloquet-Esko-Carlton to handle on Saturday, Nov. 13 at Northwoods Credit Union Arena.

Ethan Kilichowski scored 10:30 into the first period to cut into an early 2-0 deficit for the Lumberjacks, and Bobby Thornton and Niko Gentilini added goals later on, but both only cut the Cardinals' lead to one before they scored twice in the last 5:15 to finish it off.

Cayden Alphin had a goal and three helpers for the Cardinals, whileCaden Kubis made 20 saves for CEC (9-7).

The Spartans' Autumn Cooper scored a "Michigan"-style goal as her team dominated on Saturday, Jan. 13 in Medford, Wisconsin.

The Spartans scored three times in the first period and four in the second.

Cooper's "Michigan" goal was Superior's second, with 2:51 remaining in the first period. A "Michigan" goal, first scored by Mike Legg for the Wolverines against Minnesota in the 1996 Frozen Four, is when a player picks the puck up on their stick behind the net and throws it from midair with the blade of the stick, keeping it below the crossbar to avoid a high-sticking call.

Cooper scored again in the second period for Superior (17-1) and had three assists.

Superior's defense held the Raiders to just three shots on goal, all of them stopped by Kaylie Nault.

Audrey Minor had a day to remember for the Bluejackets, as she had a hand in all seven goals Hibbing/Chisholm scored on Saturday at the Hibbing Memorial Arena.

The final tally for Minor, an eighth-grader, was four goals and three assists. Minor scored three of her goals unassisted, but teammate Aune Boben helped on the other and scored two of her own.

Grace McDowell made 21 saves for Hibbing/Chisholm (5-15-1).

Ella Rothe and Mya Gunderson scored for the Mirage as they won on the road at the Breck Ice Arena in Minneapolis

Aleah La Fleur spoiled the Proctor/Hermantown shutout early in the third period, but the defense stood strong in front of goaltender Neelah McLeod (21 saves) to finish off the win for the Mirage (11-7-1), who had a 27-22 shot advantage.

Mercury Bischoff recorded her fifth hat trick of the season for the Lightning as they pulled away to win at the Furniture and Things Community Event Center.

Bischoff now has 28 goals and 19 assists in 19 games.

Riley Toivonen made 26 saves for GRG (12-7-0).

A 48-point first half allowed the Lumberjacks enough cushion to top the Hilltoppers in the nightcap of Lake Superior Conference Day festivities at Cloquet Middle School on Saturday, Jan. 13.

Jack Battaglia led the way for Cloquet (7-7) with 23 points, while Max Sundquist added 16 and Shazae Henagin 15.

Marshall (5-6) got a game-high 31 points from Brooks Johnson.

The Rangers, ranked 10th in the state in Class AA, ran their record to 12-0 on the season behind 22 points from Joey Ringhand and 19 from James Stokman

The Agates, who trailed 42-29 at the half, were led by 17 from Jace Gomez and 15 by Isaiah Hietala, and fell to 6-6.

A balanced effort from the Panthers tipped the Tigers on Saturday, Jan. 13 in Maple.

Five players scored in double figures for Central, led by 20 from Mason Sullivan. The Panthers are coached by former Wisconsin-Superior standout Matt Bailey.

For Northwestern (8-5), Bryce Priem scored 18 points and Tyler Nelson 13. Northwestern couldn't get out of a 49-35 first-half hole.

The Wolverines couldn't quite get the upper hand on Saturday in North Branch, as the Vikings' Tyler Minke scored 27 points to keep them at bay.

Four Wolverines scored in double figures led by 19 points from Zane Lokken. Ryan Herberg added 18 and Eli Devich 16 for Rock Ridge (8-5), which trailed 41-35 at the half.

The Greyhounds waited a little too long to get the offense going in a home loss to the Royals on Saturday.

Woodbury held only a 19-15 lead at the half, but outscored East 30-25 after the break.

Maggie Winesett led all scorers with 15 points for East (6-10).

Six Hawks made 3-pointers as Hermantown cruised to a 2-0 weekend by sinking the Pirates.

Bailey Hermanson led the balanced effort with 14 points, but Angel Adu-Bobi kicked in 12 and Olivia Johnson 11.

Hermantown (4-10) took a 32-17 halftime lead and scored 40 more points in the second half.