1964-1965 Hill Hockey

State Catholic Tournament 2nd Place
Central Catholic Conference Co-Champion
  • In the school's best season of the '60s, Hill went 8-2 in the CCC to share the title with St. Agnes and posted a 20-3-2 record overall. Hill took a 17 game winning streak into the State Catholic Tournament championship game, where they lost in double overtime to northern powerhouse Duluth Cathedral (now Duluth Marshall).
  • The State Catholic Tournament replaced the Minnesota Prep School Tournament, which had run for 16 years. The top six CCC teams, along with Duluth Cathedral and Crookston Cathedral, comprised the field. Duluth Cathedral would go on to win the tournament each of the five years it was held.
  • Following the Catholic Tournament, Hill played Blake at Williams (later renamed Mariucci) Arena for the Twin City Private School Championship. The game ended in a 0-0 tie; in goal for Blake was future U.S. Senator and Governor Mark Dayton.
  • John Boland became Hill's second head coach, succeeding Ward Schuster.
  • Bill Klatt went on to become the school's first D1 college and professional hockey player. Klatt played at the University of Minnesota, where he was team captain in 1969 and led the WCHA in scoring in 1968 and 1969. He also played for the Minnesota Fighting Saints of the WHA from 1972-1974, scoring 50 goals in two seasons.

12/6Benilde*4-5LMinneapolis Arena
12/12Cretin*2-3L (OT)Aldrich
12/18St. Paul Academy9-2WAldrich
12/20St. Thomas Academy*7-0WAldrich
12/22Duluth Cathedral4-1WDuluth Cathedral H.S.
12/23Duluth Morgan Park2-2T (OT)Duluth Curling Club
12/27St. Agnes*4-3WAldrich
12/30White Bear Lake3-2WAldrich
1/1Mpls. Patrick Henry2-1WAldrich
1/3De La Salle*7-1WAldrich
1/8St. Paul Academy8-0WAldrich
1/14Mpls. Edison6-2WHill High School
1/17Cretin*4-3W (OT)Aldrich
1/22Simley7-0WHill High School
1/23St. Bernard's5-0WHill High School
1/24St. Thomas Academy*9-3WAldrich
1/25Minnehaha Academy7-1WHill High School
1/31St. Agnes*6-0WAldrich
2/2St. Bernard's5-2WSt. Bernard's H.S.
2/7De La Salle*7-1WMinneapolis Arena
State Catholic Tournament
2/11St. Bernard's4-1WWakota Arena
2/12St. Thomas Academy9-2WWakota Arena
2/14Duluth Cathedral2-3L (2OT)Wakota Arena
Twin Cities Private School Championship
2/15Blake0-0TWilliams Arena

Final Record 20-3-2

Varsity Roster

Coach: John Boland

1Tim EricksonG11
2Jack Reif (C)G12
3Greg TruskolaskiD12
4Ken UrbanD12
5Gordy JohnsonF11
6Dennis Grabowski (C)D12
7Joe BellD11
8Steve RomanchukF10
9Dan ReifF11
10Andy McDonoughF11
11Gerry GrochowskiF12
12Ed RyanF11
13Bill KlattF12
14Dennis SullivanF12
15Jim CincoskiF11
16John JungwirthF12
17Dennis MoesD12
18Pat FewerD11
19Kent TeibelF12
20Stan SergotF12

All tournament team: Jack Reif, Dennis Sullivan, Bill Klatt

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