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Round Up

By Staff Reports, 01/11/09, 5:07AM CST


Round Up-a look at the MyFoxHockey.com top ten teams in action Saturday


#1 Edina 9 Cloquet 0

Senior Marshall Everson collected 2 goals and 6 assists to power his surging Hornets past Cloquet-Esko-Carlton in non conference action Saturday. Connor Gaarder added 4 goals and an assist to the effort while linemate Anders Lee contributed 2 goals and 4 assists. The Hornets out-shot CEC 58-9 as John Ankeny picked up the assist. Defenceman Jake Heck made a successful return to the lineup as he notched 2 assists.


#2 Jefferson 7 Grand Rapids 0

The Jaguars improved to an impressive 11-0-0 Saturday as they shut out the Grand Rapids Thunderhawks at Bloomington Ice Garden. After Zach Knight gave his team the 1-0 first period lead, there was never a doubt through the second as the Jags blew up for four goals. Tyler Dietzler scored twice as TJ Gallus and Tim Lombard each scored for the commanding 5-0 lead. The Jags were led by Dietzler who completed the hat trick and added an assist. Goalie Casey O'Connor was in goal for the shutout, his 4th of the season. In ten games he has allowed just 7 goals and has a league leading .71 gaa.


#3 Duluth East 5 Elk River 3

The Greyhounds got on the winning track after falling to Blaine in a well played game this pat Tuesday. Joe Nelson picked up the game winning goal at 16:58 of the second period to lead the Hounds to a key 5-3 win over the Elks in a game with sectional seeding implictions Max Tardy had a pair of assists and Kenny Mellin had a goal an an assist for the Hounds. Tony Nelson, Levi Lutz, and Ben Jaremko all scored for the Elks who fell to (6-6-0, 3-3-0). The Elks return to Northwest Suburban Conference play with Osseo Thusday. The Hounds (9-2-1) host Duluth Denfeld.


#4 Centennial 2 #10 Maple Grove 1

See headline article


# 5 Hill Murray 1 Tartan 1 (ot)

Ben Lovick tied the game at 4:34 of the third period for the Tartan Titans as they ground out a defensive game with the Pioneers. Jeff Westerhaus opened the scoring at 2:55 of the first as he tallied a short handed effort. The goalies were the story in this one as they both made 35 saves. The Titans Alex Gierke and Pioneers Tim Shaughnessy dueled all game long. The tie was much needed for the Pioneers (8-3-1, 4-1-1) who fell to St. Thomas Academy 5-2 last Thursday. The Titans (7-4-1, 3-1-1) are keeping pace in the Classic Suburban Conference. A big conference game is in the offing next Thursday with the Titans and it is a date with Holy Angles on Tuesday for the Pioneers.


#6 Woodbury 4 Cretin Derham-Hall 1

Tony Pittman supplied all the goal scoring the Woodbury Royals need as he produced a hat trick in his team's 4-1 win over the CDH Raiders. Max Gaede assisted on all three goals and Walker Hyland scored the fourth. Bob Kinne score for the Raiders. Royal goalie Mike Ness improved to 7-0-1 on the season as he works the tandem in net with Patrick Moore. Ness now has a stingy 1.69gaa on the season. The Royals (11-1-1, 6-0-0) continue to pace the conference. They will duke it out with the Roseville Raiders who are 5-0-1 on conference play and 8-4-1 overall. The Raiders will look to get back on the winning way with a tough test against the White Bear Lake Bears.


#7 Blaine Idle


#8 Eden Prairie Rosemount 1

After falling to the Bloomington Jefferson Jaguars one week ago, the Eden Prairie Eagles defeated Burnsville 3-1 earlier in the week and hammered the Rosemount Irish 7-1 Saturday at the Eden Prairie Community Center. A four goal first period blew the game open as Joe McQuillan, Nick Leddy, Kyle Rau, and Chase Loken dented the twine to pace the victory. EP outshot the Irish 36-11 for the game and improved their record to (9-2-0, 6-1-0). They face off with Lakeville South Tuesday, and welcome #1 Edina on Friday. The Irish fell to (0-13, 0-8-0) and play Burnsville this coming Tuesday.


#9 Holy Angels 8 Hutchinson 1

After a scoreless first period, the Holy Angels Stars scored four unanswered goals as Danny Mattson and Connor Reilly each provided two tallies. Tyler Smith scored twice in the third period as Andrew Hartman and Craig Fisher also scored. Trace Adams scored for the Tigers at 16:22 of the second period. Stars goalie Tommy Burke mad 19 saves and gave way to Robbie Piggozzi as they combined for the win. The Stars (7-2-1, 5-0-0) face off with Hill Murray on Tuesday while Hutchinson (9-1-1, 2-1-0) do battle with New Prague in Missota conference play.


#10 Wayzata 1 Moorhead 0

Lucas Whelan's 5th goal of the season in the second period was all the Wayzata Trojans needed as they topped Moorhead 1-0. Ty Simcoe made 22 save to earn the shutout for Wayzata (8-3-1, 0-0). For Moorhead (5-5-1, 2-0-0) the scoring drought continues as they have been shutout 4 of their past five games. Next for the Spuds is a matchup with Bemidji and for Wayzata, it is an affair with Rogers on Tuesday.


#10 Maple Grove (see headline article)