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West Fargo's Kacie Johnson jumps into the arms of Kaylee Lothspeich after Johnson scored the first goal of the game against Fargo North on Saturday during the North Dakota state hockey tournament in Grand Forks. John Stennes/Grand Forks Herald.

Girls hockey: Packers crowned state champions

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The West Fargo girls hockey team capped a near-perfect season in the best way possible: with a North Dakota state title.

Winning 3-1 on Saturday, Feb. 27 in Grand Forks, the Packers ousted No. 2 Fargo North to grab their first championship since girls hockey became a sanctioned high school sport in North Dakota three years ago.


For West Fargo coach Pat Johnson, it was due time.

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