Prep report: Roseau stays unbeaten with win over Broncos

Aaron Ness scored two goals and assisted on a third as top-ranked Roseau continued its unbeaten season with a 3-1 victory over International Falls in a high school boys hockey game at Bronco Arena.

Aaron Ness scored two goals and assisted on a third as top-ranked Roseau continued its unbeaten season with a 3-1 victory over International Falls in a high school boys hockey game at Bronco Arena.

Roseau (24-0) dominated shots on goal with a 36-15 advantage, but Mike Hart stopped 33 shots for the Broncos (21-3), ranked third in Class A. The Rams, last season's Class AA state champions, extended their win streak to 37.

Jake Youso scored the Falls' lone goal, his team-high 27th of the season.

St. Cloud Cathedral 4, Hermantown 2

Joe Messier scored a pair of goals as the sixth-ranked Crusaders won a key game for Section 5A playoff seeding at Hermantown.


Nick Maiers made 19 saves for Cathedral (19-4-1), which ended the 14th-ranked Hawks' eight-game win streak. Adam Krause scored his 20th goal for Hermantown (16-9).

Duluth Marshall 3, Cretin-Derham Hall 1

Matt Messina stopped 20 shots in the nonconference win, not allowing a goal until midway through the third period with the Hilltoppers leading 3-0.

Duluth East 5, Hastings 1

Jacob Boese scored two goals and added two assists as the visiting Greyhounds (17-7-1) closed the regular season with their 12th win in their last 13 games.

Matt Cooper made 14 saves as East held a 44-15 edge in shots on goal. Cooper has allowed just 16 goals during East's 12-1 run.

Grand Rapids 3, Duluth Denfeld 1

Sam Rendle scored a goal and added an assist while Trevor Tabaka made 27 saves in the Thunderhawks' nonconference win at Mars Lakeview Arena.


Grand Rapids improved to 13-9-1 heading into Friday's regular-season finale against top-ranked Roseau.

Hibbing 5, Virginia-MIB 1

Ryan Hanegman and Aaron Jamnick each scored two goals as the visiting Bluejackets (12-12, 6-3 Iron Range Conference) wrapped up the regular season on a three-game winning streak with the victory over Virginia-Mountain Iron-Buhl.

Girls Hockey

Hibbing-Chisholm 2, International Falls 0

Kaye Collier stopped all 15 shots while teammates Jamie Fenstermacher and Hailee Wilkerson scored goals in the top-seeded Bluejackets' win in a Section 7A semifinal at Cloquet Area Recreation Center.

Hibbing-Chisholm (11-13-2) advances to Friday's championship game against Eveleth-Gilbert Area.

Eveleth-Gilbert Area 4, Silver Bay Area 3


Amanda Arbogast scored three goals, including the game-winner 2:10 into overtime, as the third-seeded Golden Bears won their semifinal at Cloquet.

Boys Basketball

Duluth East 79,Bemidji 77

Dyami Starks scored the host Greyhounds' final 12 points, including a game-winning half-court 3-pointer at the buzzer, in a win over the Lumberjacks.

Starks, a sophomore guard, finished with 31 points to give him 1,006 for his career. Keaton Hasan added 27 points for East (8-12).

Hibbing 51, Chisholm 49

Georde Marchard's field goal off an offensive rebound at the buzzer gave the visiting Bluejackets a sweep of their Iron Range Conference rival.

Jay Cary scored a game-high 19 points for Hibbing (10-10, 6-2) but missed a jump shot after teammate Nate Anderson tied the game at 49 on a free throw. Marchard put back the rebound for the game-winner.

International Falls 83, Mountain Iron-Buhl 81

Josh Mastin scored 30 points, grabbed 14 rebounds and made the game-winning shot from half court at the buzzer to lift the Broncos to the Arrowhead Conference win at Mountain Iron.

Matt McKenzie added 19 points for International Falls (9-10, 4-2).

Andy Nikolanci had 27 points for the Rangers (11-5, 5-2) and teammate Steve Golobich scored 15 points to go over 1,000 for his career. Golobich made three free throws with 3 seconds to play to give MIB an 81-80 lead before Mastin's heroics.

Girls Basketball

Pequot Lakes 89, Barnum 84

The Patriots made a 3-pointer at the first overtime buzzer and went on to defeat the second-ranked Bombers in a second overtime, ending Barnum's 31-game home-court winning streak.

Megan Myhre had 23 points for the Bombers (20-2).

Grand Rapids 49, Brainerd 45

Ashley Runge scored 26 points as the Thunderhawks (19-4) posted their 16th consecutive win and 13th straight at home.

Cloquet 55, Duluth Denfeld 44

Kami Diver paced the Lumberjacks with 24 points in the LSC road win.

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