America netted 12 objectives of their Girls’s World Ice Hockey Championship quarter-final as they thrashed Hungary in Herning, Denmark.

The US had been completely dominant within the knockout conflict on the KVIK Hockey Area, scoring 9 instances within the second interval throughout a 12-1 win.

Taylor Heise for the US opened the scoring within the second minute of the match though Hungary stored it tight for the subsequent 20 minutes earlier than the floodgates opened within the second interval.

4 objectives in a four-minute spell put the match past Hungary, earlier than 5 extra got here within the second half of interval two, because the US had been relentless.

Heise and Hannah Bilka each scored thrice for the US, with Kelly Pannek, Abby Roque, Jincy Dunne, Lee Stecklein, Hannah Brandt and Hilary Knight additionally netting.

Regina Metzler scored for Hungary with seven minutes remaining however by this level the match was lengthy over as a contest.

The day’s different knockout matches had been a lot tighter affairs, with Switzerland edging previous Japan 2-1 in a match that went to a shootout.

Makoto Ito gave Japan the lead within the second interval, with Sinja Leemann levelling for Switzerland within the third.

Switzerland beat Japan in a shootout to reach the Women's World Ice Hockey Championship semi-finals ©Getty Images
Switzerland beat Japan in a shootout to achieve the Girls’s World Ice Hockey Championship semi-finals ©Getty Photographs

There have been no additional objectives, sending the match to a shootout, with Switzerland scoring two of their makes an attempt.

Japan had been unable to attain any of their makes an attempt both lacking the goal, dropping the puck or within the case of the ultimate effort, seeing it saved by Swiss keeper Andrea Braendli.

The third match of the day between Finland and Czech Republic was performed on the Iscenter Nord in Frederikshavn with the Czech Republic popping out on high 2-1 after extra time.

Daniela Pejsova gave Czech Republic a second interval lead earlier than Noora Tulus levelled up proceedings within the third.

Aneta Tejralova was the Czech Republic hero in extra time scoring the winner simply after the beginning of the extra interval.

Lastly, a objective in every interval helped holders Canada, searching for a 12th title, win the fourth quarter-final 3-0 in opposition to Sweden in Herning.

Jocelyne Larocque, Sarah Potomak and Erin Ambrose had been the scorers, as Canada arrange a semi-final with Switzerland on Saturday (September 3), whereas america face the Czech Republic within the different last-four encounter.