The Alexandria Cardinals outlasted the Cathedral Crusaders 3-2 in double overtime Thursday night in the Section 6A boys hockey championship at the MAC in St. Cloud.

Alexandria took a 2-0 lead in the second period on goals from Caleb Strong at :58 and Jakob Stender at 12:14. The Crusaders got on the board with just :18 left in the second on a Jack Smith goal to make the score 2-1.

James Anderson tied the game for CHS with the only goal of the third period. After a scoreless overtime, the Cardinals' Jack Westlund scored on the power play at 1:55 of the second overtime to give Alexandria the win.

Cathedral's season ends with a 20-8 record and will miss the state tournament for the first time in three years.


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