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Boys hockey: Cardinals seeded third in Section 6

The Alexandria boys hockey team got the third seed in Section 6, Class A when the tournament field was announced on Wednesday.

The Cardinals (14-10-1) open up the playoffs against sixth-seeded Fergus Falls (11-11-3) on Feb. 20 at 7 p.m. at the Runestone Community Center in Alexandria. The Cardinals beat the Otters 2-1 in overtime on Dec. 19 and 6-3 on Feb. 1.

The winner of that game will face the winner of second-seeded Sartell (18-7) and either Prairie Centre (12-12-1) or Morris-Benson Area (7-12-1) in St. Cloud at the MAC on Feb. 24 at 7 p.m.

St. Cloud Cathedral (17-7) earned the top seed in the section. Little Falls rounded out the top four with an 11-10-3 record.

The section championship game will be played at the MAC in St. Cloud on March 1 at 7 p.m.

SECTION 6, CLASS A SEEDS1. St. Cloud Cathedral; 2. Sartell; 3. Alexandria; 4. Little Falls; 5. River Lakes; 6. Fergus Falls; 7. Prairie Centre; 8. Wadena-Deer Creek; 9. Breckenridge; 10. Morris-Benson Area
Eric Morken

Eric Morken is the sports and outdoor editor at the Echo Press and Osakis Review newspapers in Douglas County, MN. Follow him on Twitter at echo_sports.

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