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Card football: Late pick sends Alexandria into playoffs on the upswing

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In a game of two evenly matched teams, turnovers and special teams proved critical as Alexandria came away with a 30-24 win over Moorhead on Wednesday night.


The Spuds ran the ball well behind a bruising attack by juniors Chase Morlock and Drake Benedict. Two costly interceptions and Alexandria's special teams made that a moot point on a night when the Cardinals moved to 3-5 with their second straight 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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