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Card cross country gets off to strong start

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The Alexandria boys' cross country team got off to a strong start with a first-place team finish, while the girls took second at the Brainerd "Run For Your Melon" Invite last Friday.


Alexandria got four top-10 individual finishes from the guys to carry the team to a team total of 35 points. Aaron Runge led the way with a second-place finish in a time of 17:07.1. Sartell's Blake Anderson was the only one to beat him with his time of 16:57.

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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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