Borchardt’s two goals lead Burnsville over Eden Prairie 5-2

The celebration started early for Burnsville in their 5-2 win at Eden Prairie on December 4.

Cole Borchardt set the tone early scoring 17 seconds into the game with assists from Teemu Kivihalme and Tyler Sheehy.

The Eagles had it tied for a few minutes before Sheehy scored early in the second period with an assist from Mason Schneider.

Borchardt gave the Blaze the lead for good on a power play late in the second period with assists from Kivihalme and Broke Boeser.

In the third, Anthony Rikberg added to the lead with an assist from Dan Ames. Boeser added some insurance late with assists from Sheehy and Borchardt.

Goalie Chris Mallon had 27 saves in the victory.

The Blaze opened the season with a 2-1 loss to No. 6 Hill-Murray on Nov. 29.

The Blaze open play in the South Suburban Conference at 7 p.m. on Saturday with a trip to the Apple Valley Sports Arena to play Eastview (2-1).

The Lightning have wins over Hastings 4-0 and Woodbury 5-2, but lost to Wayzata 3-1 on Tuesday night.

Photos by Rick Orndorf