PIRATE GIRLS HOCKEY FINISHES FOURTH PLACE IN GRAND FORKS TOURNEY

The Crookston Pirate Girls Hockey team competed in the Grand Forks Summer Invitational at the ICON Sports Center this weekend.  Crookston, Grand Forks, Mandan, East Grand Forks, Fargo Davies, Minot, Bismarck, and a combination of Thief River Falls and Bemidji competed in the tournament. 

The tournament started with pool play and teams received three points for a win, two points for a shoot-out win, and a shootout loss was worth one point. 

Crookston beat Grand Forks 2-1 in a shootout in the first game.
Crookston beat Mandan 4-3 in a shootout.
In the third and final game of pool play, Crookston beat Thief River Falls/Bemidji 3-2 in a shootout. 

Crookston won all three of their games in a shootout so they had six points.  Mandan won two games in regulation and lost to Crookston in a shootout for seven points, so Mandan was first in the pool and Crookston was second with six points.
In the third-place game, Bismarck beat Crookston 6-1, and the Pirates finished fourth out of the eight teams.