Girls hockey update
The St. Francis/North Branch girls hockey team, including North Branch skaters Mallory Olson, Erynn Downey, Kaylyn Forliti and Miranda Swanson, is struggling to find the win column with three losses lately.
The team lost 6-0 to Cloquet/Esko/Carlton on Dec. 18 and 2-0 to the visiting Princeton Tigers Dec. 11. In a closer contest, the girls also fell short 3-2 to St. Louis Park on the Orioles’ home ice.
The Fighting Saints, with an 0-3 North Suburban Conference and 2-8 overall record, will compete in the Schwan Cup at the National Sports Center in Blaine at times to be determined Thursday, Dec. 27 through Saturday, Dec. 29.