Forum staff reports, Published February 21 2013
Bismarck skates past Minot in state girls hockey quarterfinalsGRAND FORKS - Bismarck scored three goals in the first period and skated to a 3-0 win over Minot during the quarterfinals of the North Dakota state girls hockey tournament on Thursday at Olympic Arena.
Abby Beehler, Lauren Bischof and Haleigh Springan all scored for Bismarck (17-7-0).
Bismarck advances to Friday's semifinals round to play Grand Forks at Ralph Engelstad Arena.
It is the first time the Blizzard have advanced to the semifinals since 2009.