It was a border battle on Friday night at HealthEast Sports Center as the Woodbury girls' hockey team played St. Croix Valley Fusion in a non-conference game.
The Royals had some momentum from their win on Thursday night, but St. Croix Valley was consistent with one goal in every period to win 3-0 over Woodbury.
Woodbury falls to 9-8-2 on the season and 6-5-1 in the conference as the Royals get the weekend off before starting up the conference season again. They will travel to Mounds View on Tuesday, Jan. 14, at 7:30 p.m.
It was a strong bounce back performance for the Woodbury girls' hockey team as the Royals won 6-1 at Irondale/St. Anthony on Thursday night after a hard loss to Forest Lake.
The Royals scored consistently in all three periods with one goal in the first period, two goals in the second and three goals in the third.
The first goal came from Elizabeth Molnau with assists coming from Hayley Zwakman and Isabel Lippai to make it a 1-0 game for the Royals. Woodbury continued its lead in the second period with two goals from Isabel Chmielewski and Lippai.
The goals were assisted by Olivia Mishacoff and Amelia Karelitz. The Royals led 3-0 over Irondale.
Finally, in the third period, Hannah Graunke scored one goal while Erika Roepke scored two goals to win 6-1. The three goals were assisted by Graunke, Karelitz and three from Isabel Burt.
The Royals will continue their busy week with a non-conference game at home against St. Croix Valley Fusion on Friday, Jan. 10, at 7:30 p.m. before enjoying the upcoming weekend.
The Woodbury girls' hockey team had some confidence heading into Tuesday's game against Forest Lake after the win against East Ridge.
The score remained tied at 0-0 after the first period, but Forest Lake scored three goals in the second and one in the third to win 4-0 over the Royals.
Woodbury's goalie Anna Julius saved 41 or 45 shots on Tuesday creating a 91.1 saving percentage.
The Royals will look to get back on the winning streak on Thursday, Jan. 9, at 7:30 p.m. as they travel to the National Sports Center in Blaine to take on Irondale/St. Anthony.