LDC 12U team loses two at State

SOUTH ST. PAUL – The Litchfield/Dassel-Cokato girls 12U hockey team had their season come to an end with two overtime losses at the 12UB Hockey State Tournament Friday and Saturday at Doug Woog Arena in South St. Paul.

The Dragons lost a thriller in the first round of the tournament, 3-2 to Stillwater Red in double overtime. The Dragons pulled the goalie down 2-1 late in the third period, and scored with seven seconds left to tie the score.

But Stillwater scored in the second OT to take the victory. The Ponies went on to win the state tournament.

LDC then faced off against Moose Lake in the Consolation Semifinals the next day. LDC was up 2-0, but Moose Lake came back to tie, and win the game in overtime.

The tournament was the final LDC Youth Hockey Association game for six girls, as they will advance to the JV squad next season.

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