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GIRLS STATE HOCKEY: Braves down Williston in OT

Shaylynn Mack scored at 5:45 of overtime to give Mandan a 3-2 win over Williston on Friday in the consolation round of the North Dakota girls state tournament at Ralph Engelstad Arena.

The Braves advance to today’s fifth-place game against Minot.

Minot downed Fargo North 3-1 in the other girls consolation game.

Today’s fifth-place game is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. at the REA Olympic rink

Mandan 3,

Williston 2

Mandan scored the first goal but had to rally to force overtime.

Mariah Marsh’s goal at 8:50 of the first period gave the Braves a 1-0 lead but Williston score the next two goals, from Keely Kleven and Elizabeth Goebel. The goals came in the second period.

Mandan forced overtime on Mack’s goal at 13:23 of the third period.

Maddy McLees stopped 26 shots for Williston while Mandan’s Chelsey Norton stopped 25 shots.

Minot 3,

Fargo North 1

Minot scored two goals in the first and one in the second to advance.

Sydney Boyce and Alissa Ewan scored the first-period goals at 6:17 and 11:58.

The Majettes picked up their third goal from Alaynee Thompson at 13:35 of the second.

North got on the board on Anna Erickson’s goal at 11:22 of the third period.

Minot’s Sydney Swanson stopped 17 shots while North’s Hannah Sivertson made 24 saves.