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Hockey: Knights surpass 40 wins on the season

Forwards Jackson Vercellono (facing) and Jens Richards led the way offensively for the Knights this past weekend with seven of the team’s 12 goals in two wins over Shattuck St. Mary. (Submitted photo)1 / 2
Northstar Christian Academy head coach John Olver draws up a play during the game this past weekend. (Submitted photo)2 / 2

The Northstar Christian Academy Knights swept the Shattuck St. Mary U18 AAA last weekend to earn its 41st win of the season.

The Knights beat Shattuck 6-1 and 6-2 in Faribault. With the two wins, NCA's record against the top AAA teams in the midwest improved to 13-3-2. The Knights overall record is 41-10-6 heading into the final weekend of the season.

Jens Richards scored four goals to lead the Knights in the weekend series. Jackson Vercellono also added three goals to his season total. NCA was able to maintain offensive pressure throughout the weekend by putting 50 shots on goal in each game.

NCA has two more games left on its schedule on March 29 and 30. They will head to Sioux Falls to wrap up the season in a two game series against Sioux Falls AAA.

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