Tri-Valley sailed previous Delta 5-1 and Hutchison held off Glennallen-Kenny Lake 6-5 in first-spherical motion of the Division II state hockey event Thursday on the Massive Lake Rec Middle.
The winners advance to semifinal video games Friday towards the event’s prime two seeds. Hutchison meets second-seeded Monroe at 5 p.m. and Tri-Valley faces prime-seeded Houston at 7:30 p.m.
Tri-Valley and Delta mixed for ninety five photographs in Thursday’s first recreation. Caleb Graham made forty four saves for Tri-Valley and William Hasz had forty five for Delta.
Owen MacDonald and Gavin Mortenson notched two objectives apiece for the Vikings, who scored 4 occasions within the third interval to tug away from a 1-1 tie.
Within the late recreation, Hutchison constructed a 3-objective lead within the third interval and survived a late cost by Glennallen-Kenny Lake. Siosiua Finau scored twice within the final two minutes to make issues fascinating, however the Panthers could not get the equalizer previous Hutchison goaltender Drake Berrian.
Berrian completed with fifty two saves and obtained offensive help from a wide array of teammates, most notably Benjamin Skellie (1 aim, 2 assists) and Dominic Ermi (2 objectives).
Finau completed with 4 objectives for the Panthers, who additionally obtained three assists from Miguel Saavedra.