Rochester Century/John Marshall controlled a majority of Thursday’s girls hockey game at Graham Arena in Rochester, but Mankato East rallied for four third-period goals to earn a 4-1 victory.
The Panthers took a 1-0 lead in the second period on a Megan Gamble power-play goal, with an assist from Grace Oyen.
East responded in the third, though, scoring four times in less than 12 minutes.
Kaylee Eyken opened East’s scoring 4:42 into the third, then Jess Eykyn scored the game winner at the 9:17 mark.
Abigail Conners made 39 saves for Century/JM, while Hailey Baker made 22 stops for the Cougars.
EAST 4, CENTURY/JM 1
Mankato East: Kaylee Eykyn 1 goal; Gracie Bowman 1 assist; Hannah Rigdon 1 assist; Kailey Newton 1 goal, 1 assist; McKenzie Keller 1 goal, 1 assist; Jess Eykyn 1 goal. Goalie: Hailey Baker 22 saves (23 shots).
Century/JM: Megan Gamble 1 goal; Grace Oyen 1 assist. Goalie: Abigail Conners 39 saves (43 shots).
Holy Family 3, Dodge County 1
VICTORIA — Sky Hughes made 39 saves and Lyndi Schubert scored a first-period goal to give Dodge County an early lead, but No. 16-ranked Holy Family Catholic responded with a goal in the second period and two in the third to earn a 3-1 win.
Hughes made 21 saves in the first period alone for the Wildcats (8-6-0).
Dodge County plays at Hutchinson on Saturday.
HOLY FAMILY 3, DODGE COUNTY 1
Dodge County 1-0-0—1
Holy Family 0-1-2—3
Dodge County: Lyndi Schubert 1 goal; McKenna Freerksen 1 assist. Goalie: Sky Hughes 39 saves (42 shots).
Holy Family Catholic: Olivia Paidosh 1 goal; Libby Kamp 1 goal, 1 assist; Shae Messner 1 goal; Maddie Morgan 2 assists. Goalie: Sedona Blair 14 saves (15 shots).
Albert Lea 4, Red Wing 0
ALBERT LEA — Red Wing was outshot 53-19 by Albert Lea in a 4-0 Big Nine Conference loss here Thursday.
The Wingers (3-9-0) received 49 saves from Leigha Kitzmann to hold them in the game.
Lucy Stay had two goals and an assist for the Tigers (9-4-0).
ALBERT LEA 4, RED WING 0
Red Wing 0-0-0—0
Albert Lea 1-3-0—4
Red Wing: Goalie: Leigha Kitzmann 49 saves (53 shots).
Albert Lea: Shelby Evans 1 goal; Taylor Stanek 1 goal; Lucy Stay 2 goals, 1 assist. Goalie: Maddie Schneider 19 saves (19 shots).