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Junior guard John Vogeler hung in the air before releasing a lay-up over the Willmar defense during the first half on Thursday night. Vogeler had 16 points in his second game back after missing most of the season with an ankle injury. (Echo Press photo by Eric Morken)

Alex boys' basketball: Cards watch another slip away

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The Alexandria boys' basketball team saw a similar script play out even with a full roster finally at its disposal last Thursday night.


Junior guard John Vogeler, the Cardinals' second leading scorer coming into the season, played in his second straight game after missing most of the season with an ankle injury. Vogeler put up 16 points, but it wasn't quite enough as Central Lakes Conference rival Willmar came to Alexandria and left with a 66-60 win.

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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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