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The Alexandria boys’ cross country team of (left to right) Eric Branch, Jimmy Pfeffer, Austin Thom, Trent Piepenburg, Brandon Jerde, Colton Sailor, Wesley Graves and Aaron Runge posed for a photo with their Central Lakes Conference championship plague after the conference meet in Brainerd on Tuesday night. (Contributed)

Alex boys edge Willmar for CLC title

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The Alexandria boys’ cross country team knew it needed its best race of the season to beat a good Willmar team and that’s exactly what it got on the way to a Central Lakes Conference championship on Tuesday.


Megan and Bethany Hasz were also spectacular again as their 1-2 finishes paced the Cardinals to a third-place team finish as Willmar took the overall title for the girls.

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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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