Hockey: Alex boys win overtime thriller; Alex girls hang 10 goals on River Lakes

Leo Kompelien scored the game-winning goal for the Alexandria boys, while Lauren Maras earned her first career hat trick and scored her 100th career point in the girls 10-0 win.

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Alexandria's Leo Kompelien lines up an offensive move late in the first period against Fergus Falls on Jan. 20, 2023. Kompelien had one assist in the Cardinals' 4-0 win over the Otters. Kompelien scored the game-winning goal in overtime for Alexandria in its 3-2 win over Little Falls on Jan. 31, 2023.
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The Alexandria boys hockey team increased its winning streak to six thanks to a clutch goal by Leo Kompelien in a road game against Little Falls (11-8-1).

With the game tied at two in overtime, Kompelien scored the game-winning goal midway through the period, which gave Alexandria the 3-2 win.

Each scored an even-strength goal in the first period and a power play goal in the second.

Jack Lamski scored the first goal for Alexandria, while Nick Peterson scored the second. Gavin Olson, Joe Lamski, and Tyler Kludt all had assists for Alexandria in the game.

Alexandria (8-10-1) had a 37-25 shot on goal edge in the win.


EJ Rasmusen earned the win in net for Alexandria with 23 saves.

Alexandria aims to increase its winning streak to seven with a home game against Duluth Denfeld (11-10-1) on Saturday at 1:30 p.m.

Maras records first career hat trick, scores 100th career point

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Alexandria's Lauren Maras skates with the puck behind the Roseau net during a game on Nov. 18, 2022. Maras earned her first varsity hat trick and her 100th career varsity point in Alexandria's 10-0 win over River Lakes on Jan. 31, 2023.
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Alexandria senior Lauren Maras earned her first hat trick on the varsity team and scored her 100th career point in the team’s 10-0 win over River Lakes (7-15-1, 2-8 Central Lakes Conference) on Tuesday.

Maras scored two goals in the first four minutes of the game and one goal in the third period.

Jersey Severson, Julia Doherty, Emma Ramstorf, Morgan Aure, Lilly Dutton, Cadence Ellingson, and Sophia Korynta also scored goals for Alexandria (13-10-1, 10-0-1 CLC).

Ramstorf, Lauren Hornstein, Kylie Lattimer, and Kennedy Ellingson had two assists in the game, while Cadence Ellingson, Aubrie Porter, Ella Westlund, Korynta, Aure, and Tayler Treat had assists for the Cardinals in the win.

The Cardinals had a 62-18 shot on goal advantage in the win.

Alexandria’s regular season finale is on Thursday at home against the St. Cloud Crush (7-16-1, 3-8 CLC) 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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