The Faribault Falcons girls hockey team will face off against the Austin Packers in the semifinals of Section 1A Saturday night  at the Faribault Ice Arena.  Austin won tonight 8-1 over Albert Lea in Austin.

The other semifinal contest will feature Rochester Lourdes hosting Albert Lea.  The Tigers got by Red Win 3-1 in Albert Lea.  The winners will play for the Section 1A Championship next Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. in Owatonna.

Shots on goal were 39 for Waseca and 38 for Austin.  Six Packers scored in the game led by junior Alexis Stich with a hat trick.

Austin enters the Saturday game 11-12 on the season with 80 goals scored and 94 allowed.  Their penalty kill is 84.2%, power play 15.9%.

Sophomore Kate Holtz leads the team in scoring with 54 points.  She tallied 5 points (1g, 4a) in the Packers playoff win over Waseca.  Senior Jordyn McCormack had a goal and 3 assists in the win over Waseca and has 52 points with 30 goals and 22 assists.

Junior goalie Shelby Davidson is 9-7 between the pipes with a .921 save percentage and 2.91 goals against average.

The game will be on KDHL 920 AM beginning at 6:45 p.m.  The best way to listen is to download the FREE KDHL app.

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