Duluth East Falls From #1 Following Hockey Day Loss

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Duluth East Falls From #1 Following Hockey Day Loss

January 26, 2012 Updated Jan 26, 2012 at 5:03 PM CST

Duluth, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) --- The Duluth East boy's hockey team is no longer the top-ranked team in Minnesota's Class AA, that following a 9-3 loss to Minnetonka on Hockey Day Minnesota.

The loss dropped the Greyhounds to (17-1) on the season and moved them to the #2 spot in the state's rankings, with the Skippers taking over the #1 ranking.

Duluth East boasts two of the top scorers in the state in seniors Jake Randolph and Dom Toninato, both of whom made Division I verbal commitments this past week.

The Greyhounds won their game following the Minnetonka loss, making them (18-1) overall this season.

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HAWKS STAY TOP-RANKED TEAM IN CLASS A

The Hermantown boy's hockey team stayed the #1-ranked team in Minnesota's Class A this week and are still the state's only unbeaten team.

The Hawks beat the visiting Proctor Rails 7-1 on Tuesday night to move to (19-0) this season, tops in either Class A or AA.

Hermantown also lays claim to one of the top scorers in Minnesota in senior Jared Thomas, who late last week issued his verball college commitment to UMD.

Posted by Zach Schneider
zschneider@northlandsnewscenter.com

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