Cougars take down Packer girls

Published 8:42 pm Tuesday, November 19, 2019

The Austin girls hockey team lost its second straight game to start the season when it fell to Mankato East by a score of 6-4 in Mankato Tuesday.

The Packers (0-2 overall, 0-2 Big Nine) trailed 4-1 after the first period, but they were able to get within 4-3 when Isikiyah Hemann and freshman A.J. Barrera each scored in the second period.

Barrera’s goal was her first goal of her varsity career.

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The team really came out hard after first and quickly got it to a one goal game,” Austin head coach Troy Holtz said. “We have a really young team that is growing with every game.”

Jordyn McCormack and Samantha Krueger each had one goal in the loss and Kyia Radford Garcia had 30 saves.