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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.
Sam Stuve / Alexandria Echo Press
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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.

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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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