Cougars get past Austin girls hockey team
Published 10:45 pm Tuesday, January 31, 2017
The Austin girls hockey team lost 4-2 to Mankato East (14-8-1 overall, 10-6 Big Nine) in its final home game of the regular season in Riverside Arena Tuesday.
The Packers (6-17 overall, 5-13 Big Nine) trailed 3-0 early in the third period when Jordyn McCormack and Sam Grunewald each scored a goal to make it a 3-2 game. However, the Cougars put the game away when Sydney Kanstrup scored a goal with 6:40 left in the contest.
Faith Sayles had 29 saves and the Packers had 22 shots on goal.
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McCormack had an assist in the loss for Austin.
The Packers will close out the Big Nine schedule in Winona 7:30 p.m. Thursday and they will close out the regular season in Hutchinson 3 p.m. Saturday.