SF/NB Girls Hockey
The St. Francis/North Branch girls hockey team with North Branch skaters; Mallory Olson, Erynn Downey, Kaylyn Forliti and Miranda Swanson hosted and lost 2-0 to Princeton Tuesday, Dec. 11; and then traveled to lose to St. Louis Park 3-2 Thursday, Dec. 13. The team hosted and lost 6-0 to Chisago Lakes Area Saturday, Dec. 15; and traveled to Cloquet and lost 6-0 to CEC. The team then competed in the Schwan Cup Dec. 27-29 and defeated Watertown (SD) 5-2, lost to Northern Lakes 3-2 and defeated Minnehaha in overtime 2-1. The team lost 2-1 to Cambridge-Isanti/Mora/Pine City Thursday, Jan. 3; before hosting and losing 2-1 to Totino-Grace Saturday, Jan. 5. The team then traveled and lost 7-1 to Spring Lake Park/St. Anthony Village Tuesday, Jan. 8. The St. Francis/North Branch girls hockey team is seventh in the North Suburban Conference and has a 0-5 conference and 4-13 overall record. The Fighting Saints will travel to National Sports Center in Blaine to face the Irondale Knights at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11.