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Alexandria shuts down Prairie Centre

Offense was hard to come by for the Prairie Centre Blue Devils when they returned to action against the Alexandria Cardinals on Jan. 8 at the Runestone Community Center.

The Cardinals put up two goals in each period and cruised to a 6-0 victory over Prairie Centre.

The Blue Devils managed just four shots on goal, all coming in the second period.

McKenna Ellingson and Kaci Trosvig tallied two goals each, while Marki Oberg and RIley Nyberg both scored in the 6-0 victory for the Cardinals.

Prairie Centre goalie Isabelle Hovel finished with 49 stops on 55 shots. Hailee Bailey stopped all four shots she faced for the shutout win for Alexandria.

The loss drops Prairie Centre to 8-8 overall and 3-4-0 against Section 6A opponents.

PC 0 0 0--0

ALEX 2 2 2--6

Scoring

First Period

ALEX-Marki Oberg, ES, (Unassisted)

ALEX-Kaci Trosvig, SH, (Hanley Block, Riley Nyberg)

Second Period

ALEX-McKenna Ellingson, ES, (Kaci Trosvig, Hanley Block)

ALEX-Riley Nyberg, ES, (Kaci Trosvig)

Third Period

ALEX-McKenna Ellingson, PP, (Mayson Toft)

ALEX-Kaci Trosvig, ES, (Alexis Heckert)

Jason Groth

 Groth is a Minnesota Newspaper Association award-winning Sports Editor of the Perham Focus and the Wadena Pioneer Journal. Groth worked in Grand Rapids as the Sports Director at KOZY/KMFY radio for two years and prior to that he was the Sports Editor/Writer for the Grand Rapids Herald-Review for seven years. 

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