Hockey: No. 5 ranked Lourdes boys trip Rogers 4-1
The Mississippi 8 champion Rogers Royals were scuttled by one of the top Class A teams, Rochester Lourdes, 4-1 at home on Tuesday evening.
Lourdes senior forward Rory Vesel drilled three goals, two of them on power plays. Sam Slightam had the other goal and Alec Brandrup made 3 assists.
Andrew Smith scored in the third period for Rogers (15-8-1).
Lourdes goalie Nick Hunter stopped 19 of 20 shots. Rogers goalie Robby Vukelich stopped 16 of 20.
Lourdes (21-3) is ranked No. 5 in Class A.
Rogers is 10-0 in the Mississippi 8 and will try finish an unbeaten conference season against St. Michael-Albertville on Thursday evening at home.