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Sophomore Wensia Johnson goes high above the ball to put down one of her eight kills against Detroit Lakes on Tuesday night. (Eric Morken/Echo Press)

Alex volleyball sweeps its way to the section title game

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The Alexandria volleyball team will play for a Section 8AAA title on Friday night in Fergus Falls after beating Detroit Lakes 3-0 in the section semifinals on Tuesday.


The Cardinals persevered through two close sets to win 25-21 and 25-22 to start. That took the wind out of the Lakers’ sails as Alexandria rolled through the third set 25-12 to set up a matchup against second-seeded Moorhead with a trip to the state tournament on the line.

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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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