SF/NB Girls Hockey
The St. Francis/North Branch girls hockey team with North Branch team members; Justine Mendez, Mallory Olson, and Erynn Downey; competed in the Schwans’ Cup Hockey Tournament in Blaine Dec. 28-Dec. 30. The team first faced the Badger, Wisconsin Thunder and lost 3-2. In the second game the team fell 6-1 to the Appleton, Wisconsin United with Downey making an assist for the only Fighting Saints goal of that game. In the final game of the tournament Downey scored a goal aiding in her teams defeat over the Fairmont Cardinals 7-1. The St. Francis/North Branch girls hockey team now has a 2-13 overall and 0-3 North Suburban Conference record. The Fighting Saints team will travel to Mora Ice Arena to face the Cambridge-Isanti/Mora/Pine City Mustangs at 7:00 p.m. Friday, Jan. 6.