High school hockey reigns supreme this weekend

Published: Feb. 7, 2020 at 4:11 PM AKST
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High school hockey is the name of the game this weekend, with girls hosting their state championship, Division II hosting their state tournament in Fairbanks and regional hockey tournaments finishing up as well.

The girls state championship is between the Dimond/West and South/Bartlett teams on Saturday, February 8th. The puck drops on this game at 2:15 at Ben Boeke arena.

Channel 2 caught up with ladies from the Dimond/West team and they say they're pretty excited about the upcoming match-up.

Jenassa Reimers, a foward for Dimond/West, says the team is looking forward to playing South/Bartlett, especially since they lost to them last year in the championship.

"Coming back, in kind of a rematch from last year, nerves are high for, I hope the entire team," she said with a chuckle.

Boys hockey also in lots of action this weekend. The Division II ASAA state hockey tournament is taking place out in Fairbanks this weekend. The championship game is set for tomorrow at 5:00 p.m. at the Patty Center. Semifinals between Homer and North Pole and Soldotna and Palmer will determine who gets a chance at a state title.

In Division I hockey, regional tournaments are finishing up this weekend. The CIC regional tournament championship happens Saturday at 6:30 at Ben Boeke between number 1 seeded West and number 3 seed Dimond. The Lynx fought a dynamic South team in the semifinals and came out on top, winning 3-1 and the Eagles took down Eagle River 3-0 to make it to the championship.

Stick with KTUU Sports, we'll have all the highlights and reaction from this weekend.

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