Edina returns to State after section title victory over Blake

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The Edina girl’s hockey team is returning to the state tournament for the ninth straight season after a 4-0 win against Blake Friday night at Parade Ice Garden in Minneapolis.

After a scoreless first period, Edina lit the lamp twice in less than a minute. First, Samantha Hankinson scored making it a 1-0 game, and 32 seconds later Lauren Zawoyski netted a score putting the game a 2-0.

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Hannah Halverson scored in the third period, plus the Hornets added an empty net goal in the 4-0 win.

Related: Girls High School Hockey Playoffs

With the win, Edina will make their 13th appearance at State in program history.