Sunday, February 24, 2013
Girls hockey: Blake routs Warroad for 1A title
By Tim Leighton, Pioneer Press
St. Paul, Minn.
|Blake players hold their trophy as they celebrate their 7-2 win over Warroad in the Class A Girls Hockey championship game at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. (Chris Polydoroff/Pioneer Press)|
Warroad didn't see this coming.
The top-ranked Warriors were the offensive juggernaut, known for creating offense with ease and shutting down opponents with suffocating pressure.
Both assets took the day off Saturday, Feb. 23.
Blake seized both for itself and steamrolled the Warriors in a 7-2 victory in the Class A championship game of the Minnesota girls hockey tournament at the Xcel Energy Center.
"Are you kidding me?'' Warroad coach David Marvin said, incredulously. "They took us out behind the woodshed. I think that is the worst I've been beaten.''
Third-seeded Blake (22-5-3), a private school in Hopkins, dominated from...
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