The Mankato East/Loyola girls hockey team is headed to the state tournament!
The Cougars and Mankato West Scarlets faced-off in the Section 3A title game.
East/Loyola jumped out to a 4-0 lead and warded off the Scarlets' comeback for the 4-3 victory.
The Cougars learn their state quarterfinal opponent later this week and will take the ice at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul next Wednesday.