Albert Lea girls hockey team gets royal sendoff to first-ever state tournament
Published 11:38 am Wednesday, February 23, 2022
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Girls hockey team members smile and wave to their classmates as they walk down the hall before leaving to the state tournament Wednesday morning. Sarah Stultz/Albert Lea Tribune
Members of the Albert Lea girls hockey team walk down the halls at the high school Wednesday morning before heading up to the state tournament. Sarah Stultz/Albert Lea Tribune
The drumline comes down the hall ahead of the girls' hockey team Wednesday morning. Sarah Stultz/Albert Lea Tribune
The drumline at Albert Lea High School leads the girls hockey team through the halls Wednesday morning before the team left to head up to its first-ever state tournament. Sarah Stultz/Albert Lea Tribune
The Albert Lea girls hockey team poses for a photo in CIty Arena Wednesday morning before heading to the high school for a sendoff with students prior to leaving Albert Lea for the state tournament later in the afternoon. Photo courtesy Laura Mae Murtaugh
The Albert Lea girls hockey team received a sendoff at both City Arena and the high school Wednesday morning before heading up to the Class A State Tournament at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.
The team, which is making its first-ever appearance at the state tournament in program history, will face off against No.3-seeded Proctor/Hermantown.
The game begins at 1 p.m. and can be viewed here.