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Eric Morken, Echo Press Alexandria's Dan Gorghuber hung in the air before putting up a shot over Red Wing's Coleman Kelly. Gorghuber had eight points and five rebounds to help lead the Cardinals to their third straight win.

Card boys' basketball: Redbirds clip Wingers

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The Cardinal boys' basketball team showed what a couple wins in a row can do for the confidence of a team in its 69-68 win over Red Wing last Tuesday night.


Alexandria could have folded after a three by the Wingers' Pat Kelly gave his team a 67-64 lead with almost four minutes left in the game. Instead, the Cardinals held Red Wing to just one free throw the rest of the way and got a clutch free throw of their own from Chris Curry to secure the win.

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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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