Mahtomedi (3-19) snapped an 18-game losing streak on Tuesday, beating Hastings (8-17) 3-2 to claim its first Metro East conference win of the season.
Abby Hanson scored the tying goal six minutes into the second period for Mahtomedi and Rylee Bogren scored five minutes into the third period to vault the Zephyrs to victory. While Mahtomedi was outshot 29-23, a strong 27-save performance by Kaitlyn Galeazzi anchored Mahtomedi’s defense.
Hastings’ two goals were scored by Kiki Radant and Makayla Berquist.
Other scores: White Bear Lake defeated Park 3-0.
White Bear Lake 5, Roseville 2: White Bear Lake (11-7) scored three unanswered third period goals, including two by Aiden Welch, to beat Roseville (7-9-1).
The Bears were on the attack all night, generating 39 shots. They jumped out to a quick lead after Brady Borgestad scored 75 seconds into the game. Four minutes later, Nolan Roed added a goal to go up 2-0. Roseville fought back with a pair of goals in the second period but White Bear Lake’s offensive pressure proved to be too much.
Other scores: St. Thomas Academy tied Stillwater 3-3; Red Wing defeated South St. Paul 2-0, Holy Angels defeated St. Paul Paul Academy 9-1.
Liberty Classical 78, Mounds Park Academy 41: Cameron Lacy scored 19 and Lucian Miles and Trent Verbeek added 14 each as Liberty Classical (14-3) took care of business at home against Mounds Park Academy (1-10).
With the win, Liberty Classical maintains its spot in second place in the Eastern Minnesota Athletic conference behind Hiawatha, which is undefeated in conference play. Liberty Classical led throughout Tuesday’s game, taking a 19-point lead into the second half and building on it.
Jay Green led Mounds Park Academy with 14 points and Mitch Hudock also finished in double digits with 12 points.
Other scores: Blake defeated St. Paul Academy 68-65.
St. Agnes 51, Hope Academy 37: Malani Sandifer’s 18 points and six steals were the catalyst for St. Agnes’ success on Tuesday, helping turn a three-point halftime lead into a comfortable victory.
St. Agnes (5-12) also got a strong contribution from Maria DiPietro who grabbed nine rebounds and scored 10 points. Four St. Agnes players tallied seven or more rebounds.
Bree Dube led the way for Hope Academy (5-12) with 14 points.
Other scores: Minnehaha Academy defeated Cretin-Derham Hall 58-44.
Lakeville North’s Abby Haas and Burnsville’s Forrest Bowman finished as the top individuals at a South Suburban conference race at Buck Hill on Tuesday. Haas finished with a time of 51.95 while Bowman carded a 43.24.
Prior Lake won the girls division with a score of 360 points while Rosemount won the boys division with 464 points.