Blaine 3, Maple Grove 1. Kent State lacrosse commit Abby Jones netted a pair of goals to push No. 3-seeded Blaine past No. 2 Maple Grove and into the Class 2A, Section 5 title game. Jones' first goal gave the Bengals a two-point lead before Crimson freshman Lauren Stenslie brought her team within one in the middle period. Blaine goalie Jaela O'Brien stopped eight shots in the final period and 24 total to secure the win. The Bengals face top-seeded Centennial on Friday for a trip to the state tournament.
Hill-Murray 6, Roseville 0. A Haylee Blinkhorn hat trick and Katie Kaufman's four-point night propelled top-seeded Hill-Murray into the Class 2A, Section 4 final for a sixth consecutive year. Maddison Lehto made 25 saves for No. 5 Roseville. The Pioneers will face No. 3 White Bear Lake at Aldrich Arena on Friday.
White Bear Lake 3, Mounds View 1. After being held scoreless in the first period, No. 3-seeded White Bear Lake found goals from Ashlyn Jungwirth, Sydney Shearen and Sophia Verkerke to clinch a berth into the Class 2A, Section 4 title game. Bears goalie Calla Frank stopped 22 of 23 shots. Lauren Jahnke scored the No. 2 Mustangs' only goal.
St. Paul United 5, Simley 0. Two-time small-school runner-up St. Paul United clinched a return to the Class 1A, Section 4 championship. Hayley Hoffmann tallied two goals and two assists for No. 1 United. Hailey Ries stopped 24 of 28 shots in No. 4 Simley's net.