Duluth East held on for a 3-2 victory against Grand Rapids as the Greyhounds got out shot 40-21 in the game in which the Thunderhawks had 22 shots on goal in the third period. Goalie Gunnar Howg played probably his best game as a East goalie. Shay Donovan Ash and Nick Altmann scored for East while Alex Adams and Jonah Bischoff scored for Rapids. The Greyhounds will play number one seed Elk River on Thursday Night at 7PM at Amsoil Arena for the right to go to State in Section 7AA. Elk River clobbered Cloquet 9-1 to get to the championship game.