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Girls hockey: Alex opens state tournament against Blake

The Alexandria girls hockey team will open the Class A state tournament against second-seeded Blake this coming Wednesday at 11 a.m.

The Cardinals and Bears will be the first teams on the ice at the Xcel Energy Center as the winter state tournaments kick off. Blake is 20-7-1 this season and ranked fifth in the February 12 Let's Play Hockey polls. Alexandria will enter the tournament at 14-11-1 and ranked 16th in those same polls.

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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