Corrin Hanson made 40 saves, but Rochester Lourdes was held in check by Stillwater's stingy defense as Lourdes dropped a 4-0 decision Saturday at Graham Arena in a battle of ranked girls hockey teams.
Stillwater, the No. 7-ranked team in the state in Class AA, outshot Lourdes — ranked No. 9 in Class A — 44-22.
The Ponies used goals 1:42 apart by Kylie Ligday and Morgan Wohlers late in the first period to take a 2-0 lead. Lexie Ligday and Haley Eder-Zdechlik scored 2:45 apart in the second period to give the Ponies a 4-0 lead.
Three of Stillwater's goals came on power plays.
Lourdes (11-8-0 overall) hosts No. 2-ranked Warroad at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Graham Arena.
Stillwater 4, Lourdes 0
Stillwater 2 2 0 — 4
Lourdes 0 0 0 — 0
Stillwater: Josie St. Marie 1 assist; Lauren Einan 1 assist; Kylie Ligday 1 goal; Morgan Wohlers 1 goal, 1 assist; Lexie Ligday 1 goal, 1 assist; Haley Eder-Zdechlik 1 goal. Goalie: Sophie Cronk 22 saves (22 shots).
Rochester Lourdes: Goalie: Corrin Hanson 40 saves (44 shots).