State Hockey: Hill-Murray smothers Moorhead in AA Quarterfinal

Updated: March 06, 2020 02:27 AM

In the second upset of the evening, No. 5 seeded Hill-Murray defeated No. 4 seeded Moorhead, 5-1, at the Class AA boys hockey state tournament on Thursday, March 5 at the Xcel Energy Center.

Click the video box on this page to see KSTP Sports' exclusive extended highlights of the Class AA Boys Hockey Quarterfinal between Hill-Murray and Moorhead

Junior forward Jared Jenson and sophomore forward Nick Pierre led the Pioneers with three points, each scoring two goals and one assist.

Spuds senior goalie Hudson Hodges had 29 saves in the game for Moorhead (21-6-1), including 16 in the second period.

Hill-Murray (20-6-3) will meet St. Thomas Academy in the Class AA evening semifinal match-up on Friday night.

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Courtesy: Minnesota State High School League

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