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Highlights: Saturday, Jan. 6

By Trevor Squire, SportsEngine, 01/06/18, 10:00PM CST


Rochester Century's victory over White Bear Lake wasn't the only upset on Saturday.

Rochester Century 3, White Bear Lake 1. Joey Malugani assisted two second-period goals by Skylar Klingfus and Connor Olson to help the Panthers upend White Bear Lake, ranked fifth in Class 2A. Chase Hamstad netted the Bears only goal against Jackson Killinger who stopped 30 shots in Rochester Century's net.

Andover 6, Centennial 1. Ben Fritsinger stopped 29  of 30 shots to help unranked Andover upset Centennial, ranked seventh in Class 2A. Charlie Schoen scored twice and added an assist for the Huskies, while William Francis scored the Cougars goal.

Virginia/Mountain Iron-Buhl 4, St. Cloud Cathedral 3. Jake Seitz's goal with 3 minutes, 33 seconds left in regulation lifted the Blue Devils, ranked No. 11 in Class 1A, to an upset victory over No. 6-1A St. Cloud Cathedral. Seitz finished the game with three points and goalie Cam Kreibich stopped 38 shots. Crusaders forward Nate Warner netted a pair of goals.

Wayzata 4, Moorhead 3 OT.  Sophomore Ryan Mulrenin's first goal of the season came three minutes into overtime to secure Wayzata, ranked No. 15 in Class 2A, a victory over No. 9-2A Moorhead. Jack Stetz scored two first-period goals for the Spuds, but the Trojans countered scoring three unanswered goals to upend Moorhead.

Buffalo 2, Blake 1. Nathan Mueller turned aside 38 shots, including 18 in the final period, to clinch Buffalo the comeback victory. Minnesota recruit Jake Braccini and Ryan Nelson netted the Bison's goals in the final period, while Landon Peterson scored for the Bears.

Holy Family Catholic 5, Grand Rapids 1. Wisconsin signee Ben Almquist notched his second hat trick in as many day and teammate Brady Ziemer tallied two assists. Nano DeGuiseppi scored the Grand Rapids goal, while Gabe Holum stopped 72 shots in net for the Thunderhawks. 

Marshall 5, Minnesota River 1. The state's leading scorer, Mason Plante, tallied his fourth hat trick in five games to improve his goal total to 24 goals. Kaleb Welvaert tallied three assists, while Hunter Wilmes scored Minnesota River's lone goal.

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