Kaden Kaneko scored with three seconds remaining to lift Mater Dei, at one point this season the top-ranked team in the nation, past Sacred Heart Prep, 11-10, in a nonleague contest Friday played at the indoor facility of the Olympic Club in San Francisco.
With the North-South Challenge cancelled due to air quality, several of the teams stuck around for nonleague contests in San Francisco.
Andrew Churukian, with an assist from Alex Tsotadze, scored on a power play with 3:42 remaining to play to give Sacred Heart Prep a 10-8 advantage. The Monarchs answered with goals at 2:37 and 1:10 to tie it.
The Gators (12-3) built a 9-5 edge on an even strength goal by Tsotadze, on an assist from Michael Sonsini, midway through the third quarter.
They led, 7-5, at halftime thanks to a Larsen Weigle goal with nine seconds remaining in the first half. It was tied, 5-5, early in the second period.
SHP goalie Alexander Nemeth recorded 12 saves, Churukian and Tsotadze each had four goals and Weigle scored twice.
Sonsini had a goal and two assists and Tsotadze recorded a pair of assists.