Girls hockey | Mankato East 7, Century 4
MANKATO – Rochester Century held an early lead, but Mankato East’s offense proved to be too much to contain as the Cougars topped Century 7-4 in a Big Nine Conference girls hockey game Friday.
East scored four times in the second period to pull away and take the lead for good.
Century’s loss is its sixth in a row, after having gone 10-2-1 in its previous 13 games.
Kylie Lund scored twice for Century, while Tori Johnson and Elizabeth Oyen scored once each.
Century closes its regular season with a 10-12-1 overall record. It begins play in the Section 1AA tournament next week, likely on Wednesday.
EAST 7, CENTURY 4
Century: Elizabeth Oyen 1 goal; Tori Johnson 1 goal, 1 assist; Kylie Lund 2 goals; Ella Lentz 2 assists. Goalie: Macy Lund 25 saves (31 shots).
Mankato East: Madison Davis 1 goal, 1 assist; Kaylee Eykyn 1 goal, 1 assist; Evie Johnson 2 goals; Sydney Kanstrup 1 assist; Gracie Bowman 1 goal; Hannah Rigdon 1 assist; Bri Adams 1 goal; Emma Bastian 2 assists; McKenzie Keller 1 goal. Goalie: Andrea Schreiber 25 saves (29 shots).