Windom Area 0-3-1 = 4
Fairmont 0-2-0 = 2
The Windom Area girls hockey team scored in the closing seconds of the second period, then got an insurance goal in the opening seconds of the third, to claim a 4-2 win at Fairmont Tuesday.
Fairmont struck first, scoring a pair of power play goals in the second period for a 2-0 lead.
The Eagles answered, scoring 16 seconds after Fairmont’s last goal. Lyvia McManigle intercepted a clearing attempt and found the back of the net, cutting the deficit to 2-1.
Then, with 26 seconds left in the second period, the Eagles tied the game when Presley Dockter took a feed from Marissa Becker and fired a shot into the net. Windom Area took the lead with just five seconds left in the second period when Becker knocked in a rebound, assisted by Dockter and Elly Bang.
Then, 11 seconds into the third period, Bang gave the Eagles a two-goal lead, slamming home a shot off assists from Presley Dockter and Ella Dockter.
The Eagles outshot Fairmont 44-22 in the game. Goalie Kaylie Baerg finished with 20 saves.
Next games: Check for updates after each game.
Windom Area: vs. Minnehaha Academy, Feb. 27