The St. Francis/North Branch girls hockey team (with Justine Mendez, Mallory Olson and Erynn Downey, all from North Branch) hosted and lost 3-0 to the Spring Lake Park/St. Anthony Village Panthers on Jan. 10 before traveling and defeating the St. Louis Park Orioles 2-1 last Thursday.
The team then hosted the #11 state-ranked Irondale Knights and lost 8-1 last Friday with Downey scoring the only goal for the team.
The St. Francis/North Branch girls hockey team has a 3-16-1 overall and 1-6 North Suburban Conference record. The Fighting Saints will host the #10 state-ranked Chisago Lakes Area Wildcats at Bethel Ice Arena at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21.