Eagles lose in OT in section tourney
MANKATO – Third-seeded Mankato East scored 2:41 into overtime to give the Cougars a 3-2 victory over Windom Area 3-2 in the first round of the Section 3A girls hockey tournament at All Seasons Arena.
There was no scoring until Camryn Steinberg scored for East at 11:36 of the second period.
The Eagles tied it at 13:02 of the second, with Abby Ignaszewski scoring with an assist going to Miranda Cory.
The Cougars went back ahead at 16:26 of the second and there was no more scoring until Windom Area tied it at 15:01 of the third with Anna Volk scoring unassisted.
However, East would get the game-winner in the extra session.
The Cougars outshot the Eagles 49-25. Emily Steen made 46 saves for Windom Area, which finishes the season with a 10-13-1 record.
Girls hockey tournament
Thursday, Feb. 8
Marshall had bye
Luverne 3, Worthington 1
Mankato East 3, Windom Area 2 (OT)
Mankato West 9, Fairmont 0
Saturday, Feb. 10
Luverne (16-8-2) at Marshall (15-10), 4 p.m.
Mankato East (13-13) at Mankato West (14-11-1), 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 13
Semifinal winners, 7:30 p.m.