Marshall Advances to Summer Classic Championship

By KBJR News 1

July 16, 2011 Updated Jul 16, 2011 at 9:40 PM CST

Duluth, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) --- The Duluth Marshall Hilltoppers overcame a 3-1 first period deficit to defeat Mounds View in the quarterfinal round of the Lakeview Summer Classic on Saturday.

The Hilltoppers then took care of Bemidji 8-3 to advance to the championship game of their annual tournament at Mars Lakeview Arena in Duluth.

Marshall will face Mahtomedi at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday in that title game.



After defeating Grand Rapids in the quarterfinals of the Lakeview Summer Classic, the Superior Spartans fell Saturday afternoon 6-4 to the Mahtomedi Zephyrs.

The Spartans will now take on Bemidji, losers of the other semifinal game, in the tournament's third place contest.

That game is set to get underway at 12:45 p.m. on Sunday at Mars Lakeview Arena.

Posted by Zach Schneider

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