Hockey: Elk girls top Armstrong/Cooper 3-1 for first win

Elk River-Zimmerman picked up its first win 3-1 over Robbinsdale Armstrong/Cooper at home on Saturday evening.

After a scoreless first period, Emily Heid capitalized on a power play in the second period, with an assist from McKenna Wesloh and Kaylee Forster.

Breanna Simon scored in the third period, assisted by Abby Canton and Kennedy Mitchell. Armstrong/Cooper got its lone goal past Elk goalie Jessica Edwards (who had 24 saves) but Samantha Westgaard made it 3-1 with a goal assisted by Canton and Wesloh.

The Elks (1-2) were outshot 25-19 by Armstrong/Cooper (1-2).

“We’ve been doing well in the net and on defense; that’s a good sign,” said coach Joe Heasley.

The Elks will play at Blaine on Tuesday.

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