PHOTOS: Scenes from North Dakota girls state hockey semifinals, setting stage for all-Fargo final
Fargo Davies and Fargo North-South both advanced the state championship game.
MINOT, N.D. — The North Dakota girls state hockey tournament played its semifinals Friday night at MAYSA Arena.
Top-seeded Fargo Davies earned a 1-0 victory against Minot to advance to the state championship game, which is scheduled for 3 p.m. Saturday. Sandra Sampson's third-period goal lifted the Eagles to victory in the semifinals. Davies goalie Noelle Lewis had 18 saves for the shutout.
Fargo North-South rolled to a 5-1 victory against Bismarck Legacy-Bismarck to advance to the title game.
In the consolation semifinals, Bismarck Century scored a 3-1 victory against West Fargo United, while Grand Forks scored a 2-1 victory against Mandan.
Below are scenes from the championship semifinals:
The Spruins are off to the title game. pic.twitter.com/ZPGxC91ykN— Ryan Spitza (@RySpitza) March 4, 2023
Sandra Sampson's team-leading 16th goal of the season broke a scoreless deadlock early in the third period which ultimately held up as the game-winner Friday@GirlsDavies | #NDHSAA | #NDPrepshttps://t.co/CiLXR8czLQ— Ryan Spitza (@RySpitza) March 4, 2023
Rrady to go for the girls hockey state semifinals here in Minot.@GirlsDavies | @MHSGirlsHockey2 | #NDHSAA | #NDPreps pic.twitter.com/S8puKdi0Zz— Ryan Spitza (@RySpitza) March 3, 2023
Second semifinal underway between @FNS_Hockey and Legacy/Bismarck. #NDHSAA | #NDPreps pic.twitter.com/kLBBGV39bp— Ryan Spitza (@RySpitza) March 4, 2023
Semifinal two features No. 6 Legacy/Bismarck (14-9-0) taking on No. 2 Fargo North/South (18-4-2). Puck drop soon here in Minot.@FNS_Hockey | #NDHSAA | #NDPreps pic.twitter.com/GEbA0ptYzZ— Ryan Spitza (@RySpitza) March 4, 2023