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Afton's Jessie Diggins earned another honor after making history for the United States by winning a gold medal in the cross-country sprint race with teammate Kikkan Randall.
The upset continued a remarkable roll for Team Shuster, the Minnesota-rich men's team was left for dead last weekend after staggering through two losses that dropped its record to 2-4
The U.S. women beat Canada 3-2 for the Olympic gold medal in a shootout at Gangneung Hockey Centre, riding a stout performance from goaltender Maddie Rooney of Andover and the pond-hockey chops of North Dakota's Lamoureux twins.
To finally get America to the top of the cross-country podium, it took an extraordinary effort in both the long run and the short.
Jessie Diggins and Kikkan Randall captured gold in the women's team sprint. The medal was only the second ever won by a U.S. cross-country skier at the Winter Games and the first gold.
The women's team won twice while the men's team edged Canada to stay alive.
The Afton skier isn't focusing on the hardware, but instead on the best finishes ever for U.S.
Too many jumps, too few rivalries have eroded interest in Games' glamour sport.
Nina Roth's last stone settles it in a 7-6 victory.
Only three round-robin games remain for the Americans to try and scramble back into contention.