Prep report: Duluth Marshall’s Lindaman a Ms. Hockey semifinalist

Duluth Marshall forward Ilsa Lindaman was named one of 10 semifinalists for the 2024 Let’s Play Hockey Ms. Hockey Award.

Lindaman, a senior for the Hilltoppers and St. Thomas recruit, is second in the state with 57 goals and 86 points — both school records — and has led Marshall to a 22-3-1 record and the top seed in the Section 7A tournament.

She was also named one of six finalists for Youth Hockey Hub’s Girls Hockey Player of the Year.

She and the Hilltoppers will face three-time defending champion Proctor/Hermantown for the section title and a spot at the state tournament at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the St. Luke’s Sports and Event Center in Proctor.

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Prep girls hockey: Wins, not points, drive Marshall star Lindaman

Ilsa Lindaman believes her team’s “potential is not just to go to state but to compete and put our names on the board.”

Jan 20

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By  Jamey Malcomb

The Mirage picked up a win when junior Jane Eckstrom scored with 2.8 seconds remaining in overtime in the teams’ first meeting this season.

BOYS BASKETBALL

Centennial 67, Duluth East 64

Duluth East’s Brennan Meyer and Ty Nyberg combined for 44 points, but no other Greyhound scored more than eight in the loss Monday in Circle Pines, Minnesota.

Meyer had a team-high 23 points and Nyberg finished with 21 for East.

The Greyhounds took a 37-30 lead into halftime, but they couldn’t keep pace with the Cougars in the second half.

Centennial’s Ty Burgoon led all scorers with 24 points.

Two Harbors 66, Mesabi East 42

Two Harbors’ Isaiah Hietala scored 15 points to help lift the Agates to the home win Monday.

Jace Ruberg followed up a career-high 20 points Friday in a loss to Moose Lake/Willow River with another 12 against the Giants.

Cameron Jones scored 14 to lead Mesabi East.

Solon Springs 114, Mercer 40

Solon Springs Isaiah Kastern had 29 points, but the Eagles had seven other players in double figures in the blowout win Monday at Mercer.

Dylan Taggert scored 19 for Solon Springs, while Abe Ahlberg and Jake Taggart each had 13 points.

The win clinched the Eagles’ second straight Northern Lights Conference championship.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Two Harbors 57, Duluth Denfeld 40

Two Harbors’ Rachel Bopp scored 20 points and Belle Bowle had 12 in the win at Duluth Denfeld.

Kyra Robinson scored 12 to lead the Hunters.

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