Kai Hoffman recorded a hat trick as third-seeded Duluth East upended No. 2 seed Andover 6-3 in a Section 7AA boys soccer semifinal Monday at Andover.

Hoffman broke a 1-1 tie late in the first half, then struck on a free kick early in the second half for a 3-1 lead. He netted the natural hat trick minutes later.

David Wallerstein scored twice in the final minutes to send the Greyhounds (12-1) to the section final against either Blaine or Centennial. The game is scheduled for 5 p.m. Thursday night, pending weather changes.


Cloquet-Carlton 3, Zimmerman 0

Newsletter signup for email alerts

Jillian McCullough scored in the first half and Brenna Mattson and Alexa Snesrud tacked on second-half goals to lead the top-seeded Lumberjacks to the 7A semifinal win at Egerdahl Field in Proctor.

The Lumberjacks (12-1-1) will face Duluth Marshall, a 1-0 winner over St. Francis, in the final at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Cloquet-Carlton recorded 18 shots on goal and allowed only one.