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Junior midfielder Kayla Vanderveur controlled the ball against a St. John's Prep defender during the opening round of the Section 8A playoffs last Thursday night. (Echo Press photo by Eric Morken)

Alexandria girls' soccer: Cards oust St. John's Prep in 8A

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The Alexandria girls' soccer team knew the trick to slowing down the St. John's Prep offense in the Section 8A tournament opener was slowing down the state's leading scorer for the Johnnies.


Senior Clare Culligan came into last Thursday night's game with 56 of her team's 72 goals on the season. That's an average of more than three goals per game and more than twice as many as any other player in Minnesota.

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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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