The St. Francis/North Branch girls hockey team lost 2-0 to visiting Spring Lake Park/St. Anthony Village Saturday, Feb. 2.
The team, with North Branch skaters Mallory Olson, Erynn Downey, Kaylyn Forliti and Miranda Swanson, ended the regular season 10th in the North Suburban Conference with a 1-10 record and 6-17-1 overall.
The #7 section seeded Fighting Saints will travel to Cloquet to face #2 seed Cloquet/Esko/Carlton in the first round of Section 7AA Championship play at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7. The winner will face the winner of the #3 seed Elk River/Zimmerman vs. #6 seed Cambridge-Isanti/Mora/Pine City at a time to be determined at the home of the high seed Saturday, Feb. 9. Check for bracket updates at Scoreboard Plus on the ECM Post Review’s Website.