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Zac Bartolomeo swam a leg of the race for the Cardinals winning 200 medley relay last week, helping Alexandria edge Melrose/Sauk Centre by one point. (Eric Morken, Echo Press)

Alexandria swimming and diving: Cards squeeze out win over MSC

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It was a close one for the Cardinal swimmers Thursday night as they edged out Melrose/Sauk Centre by one point, 92-91.

"The Cards led all the way through, but the margin tightened during the second half of the contest," said Alexandria coach Mark Storhaug, "with the Fusion closing the gap to as little as five points.


"Ahead by seven going into the last race, Alexandria only needed to take second in the 400 free relay to win. That's exactly what happened."

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