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St. Cloud Cathedrals' Erik Gadbois, William Hammer, Matson Courrier and Sam Medvec climb the glass to celebrate with their fans after winning the Section 6A title game against Alexandria on Thursday night. (Eric Morken/Echo Press)

6A boys hockey: Cards fall just short of state tourney bid

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The Alexandria boys’ hockey team saw its goal of a state tournament appearance come up just short in a 2-1 loss to St. Cloud Cathedral in the Section 6A title game in St. Cloud on Thursday night.


A flurry of action in the second period proved to be the deciding stretch in the game for Cathedral. Alexandria took a 1-0 lead on a goal from sophomore Jack Steffl when a shot from Kevin Finley on the perimeter deflected off his stick and into the net at 10:42 in the period.

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Eric Morken
Eric Morken is the sports and outdoor editor at the Echo Press and Osakis Review newspapers in Douglas County, MN. Follow him on Twitter at echo_sports.
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