Cadets mount comeback to capture hockey title

| March 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

Junior forward Andrew Commers scores St. Thomas Academy's first goal of the Class A championship game against Hermantown. It was a shorthanded goal in the last minute of the first period, which cut Hermantown's led to 3-1. Commers also scored a goal in the third period and assisted on another.

 

From left, St. Thomas Academy hockey players Michael Ferriera (partially visible), Andrew Commers, Matt Kroska, Wyatt Schmidt (behind), AJ Reid and Zach Schroeder celebrate their state Class A championship March 12 at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. The Cadets won a thriller, defeating Hermantown 5-4 in overtime, a game in which they never led until the final goal was scored by senior defenseman Taylor Fleming. Kroska, Reid, Schroeder and Ferreira are seniors, Commers is a junior, and Schmidt is a sophomore.

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Photos by Dave Hrbacek / The Catholic Spirit

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