South Dakota’s team of 14-and-under hockey players beat the Granite State (NH) Wild 8-4 in the quarterfinal round of the 2022 USA Hockey Tier II 14U National Tournament. They’ll face the Portland (OR) Winterhawks in the semifinals at 4:00 Central Time this afternoon. The winner will advance to the national championship game on Monday.
Team SD’s top line of centerman Cameron Ritter of Rapid City, left wing Carter Sanderson of Pierre, and right wing Carson Myhre of Aberdeen led the way. Collectively, they scored 7 of Team SD’s 8 goals, with Sanderson notching 4 and Ritter 3. Ritter also had 3 assists and Myhre added 4.
The Tier II 14U National Championship Game will be played at 10:00 A.M. eastern time on Monday, April 4. All games are available for viewing online at Hockey TV (www.hockeytv.com).
Story from Nathan Sanderson and Picture from Tiffany Sadnerson