Andover girls hockey mounts comeback to defeat Forest Lake, wins Section 7AA

February 14, 2019 10:50 PM

In an instant classic, the Andover Huskies girls hockey team defeated the Forest Lake Rangers 4-3 in overtime to win Section 7AA and advance to the state tournament.

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In a packed Fogerty Arena, the two teams took a 0-0 tie into the second period. Early in the second, Rangers junior forward Ashley Mills took advantage of a breakaway to put Forest Lake up 1-0. 

Andover would answer back in the second when senior forward Hannah Stauffeneker scored on a rebound to tie the game at 1-1. Later in the second, sophomore Peyton Hemp went the full length of the ice and used a slapshot to give the Huskies a 2-1 lead.

In the third, Forest Lake junior forward Brieja Parent notted things up at two. Minutes later, junior forward Lillian Walesheck put the Rangers up 3-2 with 6:45 left. However, with 13.6 second left in the game, Gabby Krause tied the game for the Andover. 

In overtime Andover wasted no time to end the game. Freshamn Madison Kaiser scored on a slapshot to give the Huskies a 4-3 victory and advance to the state tournament. 

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