The Centennial Cougars defeated St. Paul United 4-1 in the first round of the Herb Brooks Holiday Classic on Monday in Blaine. Megan Goudreau knocked in two goals for the Cougars (8-4) and Allison Pitlick and Lauren O’Hara one each. The Cougars had a 37-26 edge in shots over SPU (4-7-10. Sydni Griefenhagen assisted in three goals. Anna Gilgosch made 26 saves.