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Second-chance scoring helps Maple Grove end Hill-Murray's hot streak

By John Wagner, SportsEngine, 01/24/19, 10:30AM CST

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Tristana Tatur posted a hat trick and Emma Larson scored a pair of goals for the Crimson.


Maple Grove's Tristana Tatur (17) skated past Hill-Murray defender Amelia Jutz for the first of her three goals in the Crimson's 5-2 victory. Photo by Mark Hvidsten, SportsEngine

For the past week or so, Maple Grove coach Amber Hegland has had her team practice attacking the net and taking advantage of rebound opportunities.

Maple Grove senior defender Emma Larson (7) scored two goals, her second and third of the season, in the Crimson's victory. Photo by Mark Hvidsten, SportsEngine

Maple Grove senior defender Emma Larson (7) scored two goals, her second and third of the season, in the Crimson's victory. Photo by Mark Hvidsten, SportsEngine

First report

Maple Grove (14-6-1, 10-3-1) snapped Hill-Murray's 13-game unbeaten streak by claiming a 5-2 victory at Aldrich Arena Thursday.

Tristana Tatur posted a hat trick and Emma Larson scored a pair of goals and an assist for the Crimson, ranked No. 10 in the Class 2A state coaches' poll.

Haylee Blinkhorn and Katie Kaufman scored the goals for the No. 9-2A Pioneers, who saw a 10-game winning streak come to an end.

Lucy Morgan finished with 27 saves for Maple Grove, while Rachel Kennedy stopped 22 shots for Hill-Murray (16-5-1, 5-0-1).


Hill-Murray's Kennedy Morris (17) took down Maple Grove senior Mannon McMahon (10) during the first period. Photo by Mark Hvidsten, SportsEngine

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