Girls hockey: Early goals lift Alexandria over Bemidji

Three first period goals helped Alexandria defeat Bemidji on Saturday.

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The Alexandria Cardinals celebrate a goal by Tayler Treat (8) during the second period of a game against North Wright County on Jan. 19, 2023. Treat scored one goal in Alexandria's 5-2 win over Bemidji on Jan. 21, 2023.
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The Alexandria girls hockey team didn’t waste much time in its game on the road against Bemidji on Saturday, as it scored three goals in the first period in its 5-2 win.

Alexandria found a rhythm on the attack as Kennedy Ellingson, Jersey Severson and Lillian Dutton scored first period goals for Alexandria.

Bemidji (12-6-3) cut its deficit to two with a late first frame goal, but a short-handed goal by Morgan Aure to open the second frame increased Alexandria’s lead back up up to three.

Each time scored once in the third frame. Emma Ramstorf scored a power play goal for Alexandria in the third frame.

Lauren Hornstein, Tayler Treat, Ella Westlund, Lauren Maras, and Sophia Korynta each had an assist in Alexandria’s win.


Hunter Sellnow made 17 saves in the game and earned the win in net for Alexandria. Alexandria (9-10-1) had a 22-19 shot on goal advantage in the win.

The Cardinals play on the road at Willmar (11-6-1) on Tuesday at 7:15 p.m.

Sam Stuve covers a variety of sports in the Douglas County area. He also is assigned to do some news stories as well.
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