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Hermantown Community Schools Sports Events This Week



Girls Hockey – vs. North Shore, Section 7A quarterfinal in Proctor, 6 p.m. Game Notes: The second-seeded Mirage (15-8-2) will be a heavy favorite against the Storm (9-16-0), seeded seventh. The winner advances to face the winner of the Cloquet-Esko-Carlton vs. Hibbing-Chisholm quarterfinal Saturday at 11 a.m. in Proctor. Duluth Marshall is the top seed in 7A. The 7A final is Feb. 14 at 7 p.m. in Proctor. The Mirage, 4-0-1 in its last five, is led by senior forward and scoring leader Izy Fairchild (20 goals and 38 points).  

Alpine Skiing – at Giants Ridge, TBA

Wrestling – at North Branch, 2 p.m.

Girls Basketball – at Pine City, 7 p.m. Game Notes: The Hawks (5-14) have six regular season games remaining, including the next five on the road. Hermantown defeated Hibbing 56-48 and lost to Superior 50-39 last week at home. Junior center Olivia Johnson and sophomore guard Bailey Hermanson are Hermantown’s top players. Pine City is 14-5


Girls Basketball – at Grand Rapids, 7:15 p.m. Game Note: The Thunderhawks are 9-10.


Wrestling – host multiple schools, 4 p.m.

Boys Hockey – at Class 2A/No. 6 Benilde-St. Margaret’s, 7 p.m. Game Notes: The Class 1A/No. 2-ranked Hawks (13-7-2) have lost three of their last four, against all elite Class 2A opponents, and have three regular season games remaining. Hermantown is also scheduled to host Chaska (4-17-0) on Saturday before finishing at Grand Rapids (13-9-0) Tuesday. Benilde-St. Margaret’s is 16-4-1. The Hawks continue to be led by senior goaltender Dane Callaway (1.72 goals-against, .939 saves pct.), scoring leaders River Freeman and William Esterbrooks (26 points each) and super-sophomore D/F A.J. Francisco (14 points in 14 games). Looking ahead, the Hawks figure to easily defending their Section 7A title and could face top-ranked Warroad in the 1A state final.


Girls Hockey – Section 7A semifinal, 11 a.m. Game Note: The Mirage will face either Cloquet-Esko-Carlton or Hibbing-Chisholm.

Nordic Ski – at Pine Valley in Cloquet, 11 a.m.

Boys Hockey – host Chaska, 3 p.m. Game Note: Chaska is a dangerous 2A opponent, despite its 4-17-0 record.


Saturday Results

College Men's Hockey

Omaha 4, Bulldogs 3. UMD swept in two-game road series, falls to seventh-place in eight-team NCHC with eight league games remaining.

College Women's Hockey

Bulldogs 2, Minnesota State 1. UMD sweeps two-game WCHA home series.

Prep Boys Hockey

Moorhead 1, Hermantown 0

Champlin Park 6, Cloquet-Esko-Carlton 2

Duluth Marshall 5, Fort Frances 3

Rock Ridge 4, Brainerd 2

Alexandria 3, Duluth Denfeld 2

Crookston 2, International Falls 1

Prep Boys Basketball

Cannon Falls 71, Esko 66

Stillwater 72, Duluth East 57

Pillager 76, Duluth Marshall 63


Top-Ranked Prep Boys Basketball Players

  1. Isaac Asuma, Sr. G, Cherry
  2. Koi Perich, Sr. G, Esko
  3. Abe Soumis, Sr. F, Hermantown
  4. Noah Asuma, So. G, Cherry
  5. Calvin Anderson, So. F, Superior
  6. Marnaries Ferguson, Jr. G, Duluth Denfeld
  7. Tre Sanigar, Sr. G, Superior
  8. Jack Battaglia, Jr. G, Cloquet
  9. Lee Brooks, So., G, Duluth Denfeld