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Eric Morken, Echo Press Alexandria's Grant Becker ran onto the ball during the first half of his team's 3-0 win over Fergus Falls last Thursday. Becker scored twice against the Otters as he propelled the Cardinals to their second-round game against Hillcrest.

Card boys' soccer: Becker scores pair as Cards coast to 3-0 first round win

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Alexandria's Grant Becker wasn't about to let Fergus Falls come onto the Lincoln Soccer Field and steal one on the Cardinals' home turf in the opening round of the Section 8A playoffs.


The junior midfielder got the first two goals of the night for his team as Alexandria coasted to a 3-0 win over the sixth-seeded Otters. The Cardinals came out of the gate with a lot of energy that kept Fergus Falls on its heels.

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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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