Second-seeded Edina rolls past Northfield
Hornets begin their quest to reach their sixth-straight Class AA championship game with 7-0 win
ST. PAUL — Seven players had goals and junior Uma Corniea made 11 saves to lead second-seeded Edina to a 7-0 win over Northfield in the Class AA girls state hockey quarterfinals on Thursday at Xcel Energy Center.
The Hornets (26-2-0) will play third-seeded Minnetonka (23-6-0) in the semifinals at 6 p.m. Friday. Edina will be trying to reach the state championship game for the sixth-straight year. Minnetonka and Edina played each other three times during the regular season with the Hornets winning two of the three games, two of which were decided by one goal.
University of St. Thomas commit Haley Maxwell had a goal and three assists, junior forward Ellie Chapman and senior forward Berit Lindborg both had a goal and two assists and Princeton University commit Jane Kuehl and senior forward Audrey Keeley added a goal and an assist for Edina.
St. Thomas commit Maggie Malecha had 55 saves for Northfield (19-6-3).