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Alexandria's Joe Gorghuber goes up over the defense of St. Cloud Apollo's Michael Ashwill in the season opener on Tuesday night. (Eric Morken/Echo Press)

Alex boys score seven points in 40 seconds to shock Apollo

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The Alexandria boys’ basketball team was in a lot of close games last season only to come up short. It didn’t take the Cardinals long to reverse that trend this season.

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Alexandria found itself down by six points in overtime to St. Cloud Apollo before John Vogeler hit a three with 36.9 seconds left that made it 71-68. The Cardinals’ defense took over from there, forcing three turnovers in a span of almost 15 seconds that led to a dramatic 72-71 win in the season opener.

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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.
(320) 763-1229
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