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Eric Morken, Echo Press Zac Bartolomeo finished fourth for the Cardinals in the 200 IM, helping boost Alexandria to its first win in four years over the Brainerd Warriors last Thursday night. The win also came on Parents' Night, and gave the Redbirds an opportunity to make a run at the Central Lakes Conference overall title. They will begin that hunt tomorrow, Thursday, when Aaron Rooney will lead three Cardinals in the diving preliminaries at Sauk Rapids-Rice. The finals will be held Saturday beginning...

Alex boys' swimming and diving: Cards upset Brainerd

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The Alexandria swimming and diving team has been waiting a long time for this.

The Cardinals welcomed Brainerd to town last Thursday for Parents' Night, having not beaten the Warriors in four years. That losing streak came to a dramatic end as Alexandria secured one of the best wins in recent history with a 96-89 victory that came down to the final race.


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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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