By Victoria Dahlin—
North Branch skaters Erynn Downey, Mallory Olson and Justine Mendez along with the St. Francis/North Branch girls hockey team played their last game of the season when they lost to Grand Rapids/Greenway 5-1 in the Section 7AA Quarterfinal last Thursday.
Sophomore forward Downey had five goals and five assists in all 25 games of the season, while junior forward Olson scored once with two assists in 24 games. Mendez, a senior forward, also contributed in every game.
The Fighting Saints finished seventh in the North Suburban Conference with a 1-10 conference and 3-22-1 overall season.