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Kirby Nelson (6) battled with an East Grand Forks player for possession of the ball during Alexandria's Section 8A playoff game against the Green Wave. The Cardinals picked up a 4-0 win to advance to yesterday's second round.

Boys' soccer: Section 8A playoff victory

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The Alexandria boys' soccer team made easy work of East Grand Forks in the opening round of the Section 8A playoffs on Tuesday night.


The Cardinals were dominant from the get-go, controlling the pace of the game from the drop of the ball. Kirby Nelson got Alexandria on the board at the 26:09 mark when he broke free with the ball and drew out the keeper before putting a beautifully placed ball into the left corner of the net.

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