Lakeville North 87, Burnsville 57: Sophomore Jack Robison scored a career-high 35 as Lakeville North (9-2) won comfortably over Burnsville (1-8).
The Panthers led by 25 at the break as the starters rested part of the second half. Gavin Boe and Nolan Winter each scored 13 to complement Robison’s night, and Hudson Vaith added 12. Burnsville’s Khalif Bettis scored a team-high 23.
Farmington 95, Prior Lake 87: In a battle between two of the state’s top scorers, Farmington’s Kyle Hrncir beat Prior Lakes Malcom Jones both individually and as a team. Hrncir scored 31 for Jones’ 28 as the Tigers survived an offensive attack from the Lakers. Eric Dueffert added 21 to Prior Lake (4-7). Baiden Bean added 18 to Farmington (6-5).
Other scores: Eagan defeated Apple Valley 51-42; Eastview defeated Rosemount 80-40; North St. Paul defeated Hastings 79-50; Two Rivers defeated Hill-Murray 72-40; Shakopee defeated Lakeville South 80-70; Tartan defeated Simley 69-91.
Hastings 76, North St. Paul 32: Lily Nuytten’s 29 points drove Hastings (8-3) to a runaway victory over North St. Paul (8-4).
Nuytten’s strong evening was complemented by an impressive defensive performance. Hastings kept the Polars at just nine points in the second half. Aniya Bradford scored a team-high 13 points for North St. Paul.
Other scores: Highland Park defeated Minneapolis South 46-40; Rosemount defeated Eastview 43-25; Eagan defeated Apple Valley 78-50; Lakeville North defeated Burnsville 58-43; Hill-Murray defeated Two Rivers 85-25; Mahtomedi defeated South St. Paul 82-45; Prior Lake defeated Farmington 73-48.
Cretin-Derham Hall 5, Stillwater 1: Cretin-Derham Hall (11-3) scored five unanswered goals, including three in the third period, to beat Stillwater (8-4) in a match between the top two teams in the Suburban East Conference.
Thirty seconds after Stillwater scored the opening goal of the match, Jake Sondreal responded with his own goal to equalize the match midway through the first period. Cretin-Derham Hall’s Attila Lippai scored the next two goals of the match to take a leading lead, Jake Fisher added in the third and Sondreal scored another goal late to strengthen the lead.
Other scores: Eagan defeated Burnsville 6-2; Mahtomedi defeated Simley 2-1; East Ridge defeated Irondale 4-1; Blake defeated St. Paul Academy 7-0; Prior Lake defeated Apple Valley 5-2; Eastivew defeated White Bear Lake 4-1
Simley 6, North St. Paul / Tartan 1: Simley (12-4-2) scored within the first 24 seconds of the match and never looked back in a win over North St. Paul / Tartan (8-6).
Simley’s defense allowed just 14 shots on goal, including only one shot in the first period, and the offense scored six times on 35 shots. Kelsi Ries scored twice and got an assist, while teammate Ella Tuccitto scored once and finished with two assists. Jill Takabka scored North St.Paul / Tartan’s lone goal with seven minutes left of the third period.
Other scores: Forest Lake defeated Mounds View 3-2; Stillwater defeated Park of Cottage Grove 12-2; Hastings defeated Two Rivers / St. Paul 4-0.