Friday, March 8, 2013
1A semifinals: St. Thomas 11, EGF 0
By Staff Report
St. Paul, Minn.
The last time a team scored a goal on St. Thomas Academy, the Cadets were playing in their final regular season game.
then, the Cadets have scored 41 goals, including nearly a dozen in a
1-0 win over East Grand Forks in Friday's Class A semifinals.
In St. Thomas' quarterfinal game against St. Cloud Apollo, the Cadets scored 12 goals.
After a two-goal first period that St. Thomas coach Tom Vanelli called, "dead even," the Cadets scored six goals in the second period to put the game away. St. Thomas added three more in the third to bring its two-day state-tournament goal total to 23.
The win sets St. Thomas up for a rematch with Hermantown in the finals Saturday afternoon. The Cadets beat Hermantown in the last two Class A championship games.
STA-Danny McManus (Matt Perry, Jack Stang) 5:03
STA-Tommy Novak (Alex Johnson) 15:38
STA-Perry (unassisted) 0:32
STA-Perry (Alec Broetzman, Jack Dougherty) 3:35
STA-McManus (Perry, T.J. Samec) 5:31
STA-Wyatt Schmidt (Stang) 6:25
STA-Schmidt (Henry Hart, Peter Tufto) 12:34
STA-Gunnar Regan (Stang, Dougherty) 14:55
STA-Regan (McManus) 4:10
STA-Schmidt (Broetzman, Jake Geiser) 6:35
STA-Schmidt (Stang, Geiser) 10:53