How local Olympians fared on Thursday

Women's ice hockey

Looking to win their second straight gold medal in the Winter Games, the United States beat Finland 5-2 in Thursday's preliminary round.

Captain Kendall Coyne Schofield (Palos Heights), who is also a player development coach for the Blackhawks, scored 2 goals in the win.

Savannah Harmon (Downers Grove) had 2 assists and Jesse Compher (Northbrook) and Hilary Knight (Lake Forest) each had 1 assist.

Men's ski jumping

In the normal hill official training 1 results, Casey Larson (Barrington) ranked 38th.

Kevin Bickner (Wauconda) was 49th and Patrick Gasienica (Chicago) ranked 54th.

All three jumpers have trained at the Norge Ski Club in Fox River Grove.

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