Eagles to face Cards in 3A girls hockey

Fri 2-8-2019

LUVERNE - Windom Area will face Luverne Friday in the first round of the Section 3A girls hockey tournament. Game time is 6 p.m. at Blue Mound Ice Arena.

The fifth-seeded Eagles have a record of 7-16, while the fourth-seeded Cardinals are 15-6-3.

Luverne won both regular-season games, winning 4-1 at Windom on Nov. 29 and 7-1 at Luverne on Dec. 18.

The winner advances to play at top-seeded Mankato East/Loyola at 5:30 p.m. Saturday.

On the other side of the bracket Friday, seventh-seeded Fairmont (4-21) is at second-seeded Marshall (16-6-3) and sixth-seeded Worthington (6-17) is at third-seeded Mankato West (13-9-3). Those winners play Saturday at the site higher-seeded team.

The championship game is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Gustavus Adolphus College.

Section 3A girls hockey
Friday, Feb. 8
First round
Upper bracket
Mankato East/Loyola (16-7-2) has bye
Windom Area (7-16) at Luverne (15-6-3), 6 p.m.
Lower bracket
Fairmont (4-21) at Marshall (16-6-3), 5 p.m.
Worthington (6-17) at Mankato West (13-9-3), 5 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 9
Windom Area-Luverne winner at Mankato East/Loyola (16-7-2), 5:30 p.m.
Lower-bracket winners at higher seed, 7 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 12
At Gustavus
Semifinal winners, 7:30 p.m.