Hockey: Benilde-SM beats Elk boys 5-3 in tourney semi’s

Benilde-St. Margaret’s scuttled Elk River 5-3 in the semifinals of the Sports Authority Holiday tournament on Friday.

Grant Beese scored two goals and Dan Labosky, TJ Moore, and, Spencer Nass one  each for BSM (8-2) at St. Louis Park Arena.  Beese’s power play goal 1:33 into the third period gave them a 5-2 lead.

Tim Sanford, Isaac Schwab and Andrew Zerban scored for the Elks (6-5). Jake Jaremko and Stanford assisted on Zerban’s goal. Maclean Berglove stopped 26 of 31 shots.  Andrew Sprang stopped 17 of 20.

The Elks, who beat Maple Grove in the first round, will duel Moorhead for third place at 6 p.m.