Elk River upends Cardinal girls' hockey teamAlexandria dropped its third straight contest
The Cardinal girls’ hockey team dropped its third straight game on Tuesday night when it welcomed Elk River-Zimmerman to town.
Alexandria tied the game at 2-2 on a Rachael Finley goal 7:23 into the second period. The Elks then scored twice within 30 seconds of each other less than five minutes later to take control of the game on their way to a 6-2 win.
Elk River added two more goals in the third period to put the finishing touches on the win. The Cardinals found themselves down 2-0 early in the second period before Claire Illies scored the first of two unanswered goals for Alexandria. Finley’s goal a minute later tied the game but the Cardinals could not hold down the Elks’ offense the rest of the way.
The loss dropped Alexandria to 11-14 on the season.
ALEXANDRIA 0 2 0 – 2
ELK RIVER 1 3 2 – 6
ALEXANDRIA LEADERS – Claire Illies – 1 goal; Brittney Lind – 1 assist; Alexis Nielson – 1 assist; Rachael Finley – 1 goal
GOALTENDING – Stephanie Drown – 22 saves, 6 goals allowed