Alexandria JV, Junior High results

JV girls' basketball The JV girls' basketball team hosted Sartell Tuesday and came away with a 42-21 victory. After an early 5-2 deficit, Alexandria took an 18-7 lead at half time. Alexandria was able to build on that lead again in the second hal...

JV girls' basketball

The JV girls' basketball team hosted Sartell Tuesday and came away with a 42-21 victory.

After an early 5-2 deficit, Alexandria took an 18-7 lead at half time.

Alexandria was able to build on that lead again in the second half.

Courtney Richardson led the team with 12 points, Katie Brown had eight, Shenae Morical six, Jenna Smith six, Ally Teclaw four, Hannah Johnson four, and Amy Krivanek two.


Smith was the rebound leader with eight, Krivanek led the team with six assists, and Morical led the team with five steals.

The team voted Hannah Johnson as the hardest worker for the game.

B squad girls' basketball

The Cards lit up the court against the Sabres, defeating them 69-21.

It was a great night for many transition opportunities.

Missing two players from the roster allowed balanced minutes for the remaining nine.

Scoring for the Cardinals were Kate Gearman with 22, Marisa Eigen and Olivia Rice each had 10, Allie Thul 13, Chelsey Richardson six, Sarah Engebretson five, and Emily Hoeper three.

Sara Janson led on the boards with six and Kelli Winter gave the team leadership throughout the game.


Swimming and diving

The Alexandria boys' JV swimming and diving team beat Sartell Tuesday night 119-24.

Sam Vinje was a double winner, taking the 50 free in 25.30 and 100 breaststroke in 1:13.87.

Other winners were Aaron Rooney in the 200 free in 2:20.37, Dylan Johnson in the 200 IM in 2:28.65, Spencer Jacobson in the 100 fly in 1:09.84, Chris Vogeler in the 100 free in 57.77, and Austin Biskey in the 100 back in 1:10.38.

There were 10 season bests recorded by the Cardinals' JV, two from Vinje and Ben Roers.

The biggest improvements came from Vinje, lowering his time in the breaststroke by 1.5 seconds; Roers bettering his backstroke time by two seconds; Johnson taking two seconds off in the 200 IM; Jefferson Brand dropping five seconds in the 200 free; Peter Brackin slicing 1.2 seconds in the 100 free; and Connor Chancellor taking off 1.7 seconds in the 100 breaststroke.

Boys' hockey

The Cardinals boys' junior varsity hockey team traveled to Little Falls on Tuesday evening and skated away with a 4-1 victory over the Flyers.


Little Falls jumped out quickly to a 1-0 lead, but the Cardinals answered in the first period with a goal from Doug Manthei, assisted by Tyler Hansen.

The second period saw the Cardinals extend the lead to 3- 1 on power play goals from Tyler Ostendorf, assisted by Zach Schnitzler, and Michael Buechler and Ashton Gronholz, assisted by Zach Shuck and Sam Drummond.

The Cardinals sealed the victory in the third with a second goal by Gronholz, assisted by Drummond and Justin Aaberg.

The Cardinals outshot the Flyers 25-10.

Matt Burow and John Mohror shared the goaltending duties.


The Cardinal JV gymnastics team fell to St. Cloud Tech 138.65-94.9 Tuesday night.

This was the highest team score for the Cardinals this season.

They were led by Nikki Hammond, Sarah Listrom and Sophie Kosteka, who had their highest personal scores on bars, while Candace Kallevig had her highest score on vault.

On the beam, Alex Blaser, along with Kristin Egenes, Kallevig, Alyssa Jorud, Jamie Piepenburg and Kristen Sjostrand received their top scores for the season.

Sjostrand was the only JV Cardinal to stick her beam routine.

The total for beam at 25.65 was also the highest for the season.

Boys' basketball

The JV boys' basketball team got off to a very slow start, scoring only 14 points in the first half, losing to Willmar 59-43 last Friday.

Luke Johnson led the scoring with 15 points, Joe Hurlbut had eight, Walker Giroux six, Dillon Kelly five, Daniel Gorghuber four, Parker Giroux three and Reggie Ronning two.

The JV team is now 4-2 on the season.

10th grade

boys' basketball

The 10th grade boys defeated Willmar last Friday 43-35.

Colin Erickson led the scoring with 14 points followed by Shawn Krueger with 12.

Derek Nelson chipped in five while both Cody Koudela and Brandon Ludwig had four each. Mark Whiting scored three points and Matt Anderson rounded out the scoring with one point.

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