Windom Area girls meet East in section play

Thu 2-8-2018

MANKATO - Windom Area will play Mankato East in the opening round of the Section 3A girls hockey tournament at 5:15 p.m. Thursday at All Seasons Arena.

The sixth-seeded Eagles have a 10-12-1 record after closing out their regular-season schedule with a 4-1 win over Fairmont Monday.

The third-seeded Cougars are 12-13. Their last game was an 8-1 loss at Red Wing on Feb. 1.

Windom Area did not play East during the regular season.

The winner advances to the semifinals Saturday vs. the winner of Thursday's second game at ASA between second-seeded Mankato West and seventh-seeded Fairmont.

On the other side of the bracket Thursday, fifth-seeded Worthington plays at fourth-seeded Luverne. That will plays at top-seeded Marshall Saturday.

The championship game is Tuesday at Gustavus Adolphus College.

Girls hockey tournament
Thursday, Feb. 8
First round
Upper bracket
Marshall (15-10) has bye
Worthington (7-15) at Luverne (15-8-2), 7 p.m.
Lower bracket
Windom Area (10-12-1) at Mankato East (12-13), 5:15 p.m.
Fairmont (2-23) at Mankato West (13-11-1), 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 10
Worthington-Luverne winner at Marshall
Lower-bracket winners at higher seed

Tuesday, Feb. 13
At Gustavus
Semifinal winners, 7:30 p.m.