Michaud’s hat trick paces Cloquet-Esko-Carlton over Virginia-Mountain Iron-BuhlPREP REPORT: Westin Michaud scored all three Cloquet-Esko-Carlton goals as the Lumberjacks opened the high school boys hockey season with a 3-0 nonconference victory over Virginia-Mountain Iron-Buhl on Tuesday night.
By: News Tribune staff, Duluth News Tribune
Westin Michaud scored all three Cloquet-Esko-Carlton goals as the Lumberjacks opened the high school boys hockey season with a 3-0 nonconference victory over Virginia-Mountain Iron-Buhl on Tuesday night at Miners Memorial Building in Virginia.
Michaud scored with 20 seconds remaining in the first period and added two more in final two minutes of the third.
Goaltender Justin Ketola stopped 14 shots to earn the shutout.
North Shore 4, Proctor 1
The nickname-less team combining Two Harbors and Silver Bay opened successfully as Brad Rowlee scored twice at Two Harbors.
Duluth East 11, Cambridge-Isanti 1
Meirs Moore scored twice and Jack Forbort totaled four assists in the fifth-ranked Greyhounds’ season-opening win at Heritage Center.
East coach Mike Randolph moved within two victories of 500 for his
Superior 1, Rice Lake 0
Bryan Bergstrom’s second-period goal was all Zach Reiswig needed to record the shutout in a nonconference game at Wessman Arena.
Reiswig made 16 saves for the Spartans, who are 2-1 after splitting a pair over the weekend at the Eau Claire Memorial Invitational.
Hibbing-Chisholm 3, International Falls 1
The host Bluejackets netted three goals in the second period to overcome their Iron Range Conference rival.
Tyler Carlson stopped 29 shots for Hibbing-Chisholm (2-1).
Eveleth-Gilbert 4, Greenway 0
Mitchell Huffman scored two third-period goals and Derek Hirsch stopped all 28 shots in the Golden Bears’ win at Coleraine.
Cloquet-Esko-Carlton 5, Grand Rapids-Greenway 1
Carley Esse had a goal and two assists in a nonconference win over Grand Rapids-Greenway.
Proctor-Hermantown 5, Princeton 2
Sophie McGovern scored two goals, including shorthanded in the third period, to give the Mirage the nonconference win at Proctor.
Hibbing-Chisholm 7, Silver Bay Area 1
Mallorie Iozzo scored two of the Bluejackets’ five first-period goals.
Braham 65, Duluth East 43
Senior guard Rebekah Dahlman added to her career scoring record with 35 points to lead the host Bombers to the season-opening win.
Dahlman, who passed Tayler Hill atop the state scoring charts during the Class AA state tournament last March, has 3,930 points in her career.