Lakeville North stormed back from a 2-0 deficit in the third period, scoring four times, once in an empty net, in a 4-2 boys hockey final over Holy Family Catholic in Victoria Nov. 30.
Nick Strand and Lucas Jorgenson each scored for the Fire in the opening two periods as Holy Family Catholic had 30 shots on net.
Dylan Halliwell, coming off a 20-save performance in the season opener Nov. 23, made 27 saves for the Fire.
SEASON OPENER LOSS
Despite more than eight minutes of the man-advantage, at one point two players up, Southwest Christian/Richfield was unable to find the net in a 3-0 season opener boys hockey loss to Rochester John Marshall Nov. 30 in Victoria.
Teejay Torgrimson scored twice for the Rockets, including a short-handed goal for the eventual game-winner after he exited the penalty box, getting behind the Stars defense.
Rochester John Marshall beat Stars goaltender Isaac Haugen twice in the third period for the final score. Haugen made 21 saves in the contest.
BIG SECTION WIN
Taylor Koeppl and Olivia Paidosh scored first-period goals, leading Holy Family Catholic girls hockey to a 3-1 road win at Bloomington Jefferson Nov. 26.
The Fire outshot the Jaguars, a fellow Section 2AA opponent, 32-10.
Junior Jillian Oncay, making her varsity debut in nets, made nine saves on 10 shots for the Fire.
- Eric Kraushar