- The two top girls hockey teams in the Great Northern Conference met in EagleRiver tonight.State-ranked Northland Pines was unbeaten in the conference going in. Theycould wrap up the conference title tonight. Standing in their way, the NorthernEdge. They had an outside shot of tying for tops in the conference.But Northland Pines exploded for three goals in the third period. Kali Ebertscored twice in the period, including a short-handed goal for the game-winner.Northland Pines wrapped up the conference with the 4-1 victory.
Marie Sandstrom scored the game's first goal for the Northern Edge in the firstperiod.In the second, Amanda Sergent and Cali Sanborn combined to tie the game. Sanborn redirected Sergent's shot to score the goal. It made the score 1-1after two periods.With the victory, Northland Pines remained unbeaten (11-0-1) in the GNC. TheNorthern Edge fell to (10-2-1) in conference play. Each team has one gameremaining before next week's regional round.
Story By: Joe Dufek