The Alexandria boys and girls varsity hockey programs both had another winning season this winter, and programs within Alexandria’s feeder system are also in the midst of wrapping up productive campaigns.

Bantam A team heads to state

The Alexandria Cardinals Bantam A team qualified for the state tournament that it will play in this weekend, March 13-15.

Alexandria got the No. 1 seed in the West Region after beating Moorhead and Northern Lakes at the district tournament. The Bantam A’s won a 6-0 game over Cambridge Isanti to open up region play, and goaltender Beck Liden earned a shutout over Osseo-Maple Grove in the semifinals with 29 saves in a 2-0 victory. That secured a spot in the regional finals against Northern Lakes, where Alexandria won 8-3 to advance to state.

Bantam B1 advances to regions

The Alexandria Bantam Black team advanced to the region tournament before their season ended.

Team members of the Alexandria Bantam B1 hockey team are (front, left to right) Gage Castle, Cole Haabala, EJ Rasmusen, Bennett Hagen-Olsen, Dylan Boesl, Kasen Muscha, Grady Stallman, Jackson Cavers, (second row) Brayden Schlangen, Brayden Steidl, Jordan Nicholson, Jacob Navratil, Colton Cavers, Brett Thornburg, Rylan Hovde, Gavin Olson, Evan Kludt and Caleb Lind. (Contributed photo)
Team members of the Alexandria Bantam B1 hockey team are (front, left to right) Gage Castle, Cole Haabala, EJ Rasmusen, Bennett Hagen-Olsen, Dylan Boesl, Kasen Muscha, Grady Stallman, Jackson Cavers, (second row) Brayden Schlangen, Brayden Steidl, Jordan Nicholson, Jacob Navratil, Colton Cavers, Brett Thornburg, Rylan Hovde, Gavin Olson, Evan Kludt and Caleb Lind. (Contributed photo)

Alexandria took second in the district tournament, allowing it to move on to the West Region Tournament in Little Falls.

Other season highlights included a first-place finish at the Roseau Tournament and at Alexandria’s home tournament. The Bantam Blacks also placed third at a tournament in Fargo. The team spent parts of this season ranked No. 1 in the Youth Hockey Hub NOW rankings and were top 10 in staff rankings throughout the season.

12UA team racks up 27 wins

The Alexandria Cardinals 12UA girls team wrapped up a productive season with a 27-8-4 overall record.

Team members of the Alexandria 12UA hockey team are (front, left to right) Julia Doherty, Eva Liden, Kennedy Ellingson, Morga Aure, Lauren Hornstein, Rachel Mohr, Tayler Treat, Hunter Sellnow, (back row) Kylie Lattimer, Cadence Ellingson, Alena Maras, Emma Ramstorf, Lilly Dutton, Jersey Severson, Madison Schwartz and Finley Klemenhagen. (Contributed photo)
Team members of the Alexandria 12UA hockey team are (front, left to right) Julia Doherty, Eva Liden, Kennedy Ellingson, Morga Aure, Lauren Hornstein, Rachel Mohr, Tayler Treat, Hunter Sellnow, (back row) Kylie Lattimer, Cadence Ellingson, Alena Maras, Emma Ramstorf, Lilly Dutton, Jersey Severson, Madison Schwartz and Finley Klemenhagen. (Contributed photo)

Season accomplishments for this group included a first-place finish in its home Big Ole Tournament. The 12UA team won its district tournament and finished third at the region tournament to fall just short of a state bid. Alexandria also finished third at both the YHH Danglefest Tournament and at its tournament in Woodbury.

12UB team surpasses 30 wins

The Alexandria Cardinals 12UB girls team wrapped up its season with a 32-10-1 record.

Members of the Alexandria 12UB girls hockey team are (back, left to right) Lane Kompelien, Alison Bentrup, Bailey Heid, Citori Halbe, Holly Meyer, Brooklyn McPhail, Nina Rhen, Skylar Thorson, (front) Payten Kor, Quinn Hills, Zella Noetzelman, Katherine Korynta, Kenna Klocke, Mylie Senne and goalie Victoria Meyers. Coaches are head coach Josh Hills and assistant coaches Aaron Korynta, Chad Rhen and Travis Thorson. (Contributed)
Members of the Alexandria 12UB girls hockey team are (back, left to right) Lane Kompelien, Alison Bentrup, Bailey Heid, Citori Halbe, Holly Meyer, Brooklyn McPhail, Nina Rhen, Skylar Thorson, (front) Payten Kor, Quinn Hills, Zella Noetzelman, Katherine Korynta, Kenna Klocke, Mylie Senne and goalie Victoria Meyers. Coaches are head coach Josh Hills and assistant coaches Aaron Korynta, Chad Rhen and Travis Thorson. (Contributed)

The team went 2-2 at the regional tournament after qualifying for that tournament by going 3-1 at districts. Season highlights included a second-place trophy at an Edina Tournament and a first-place finish at the Alexandria Big Ole Tournament in January.

Throughout the regular season, the 12UB team went undefeated through 14 District 15 games to earn the No. 1 seed in the district tournament.

PeeWee B1 qualified for regions

The Klimek Brothers Well Drilling Alexandria PeeWee Black team fell just short of making the state tournament after qualifying for the region tournament.

Members of the Alexandria PeeWee Black hockey team are (front row, left to right) Jackson Bertram, Nolan Lucy, Sam Wiseman, Brady Schluter, JD Wirth, Weston Nyberg, (row two) Nik Schultz, Carsen O'Neill-Leehy, (row three) Jaxson Bankberg, Ethan Hagen, Charlie Johnston, Gavin Hjelle, Ryan Pesta, Ehren Anderson, Will Thornburg, (back row) Tyler Wirth, Jackson Drum, Roger Lucy, Gabe VanAlphen, BJ Anderson and Eric Nyberg. (Contributed)
Members of the Alexandria PeeWee Black hockey team are (front row, left to right) Jackson Bertram, Nolan Lucy, Sam Wiseman, Brady Schluter, JD Wirth, Weston Nyberg, (row two) Nik Schultz, Carsen O'Neill-Leehy, (row three) Jaxson Bankberg, Ethan Hagen, Charlie Johnston, Gavin Hjelle, Ryan Pesta, Ehren Anderson, Will Thornburg, (back row) Tyler Wirth, Jackson Drum, Roger Lucy, Gabe VanAlphen, BJ Anderson and Eric Nyberg. (Contributed)

The PeeWee Blacks went to the district tournament in Park Rapids and earned their spot at regions by beating Park Rapids by eight goals. That sent them to the district championship game and secured a spot at regions, where their season came to an end.