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Eric Morken, Echo Press Senior forward Whitney Gesell fired a shot from the left baseline during the first half on Tuesday night. Gesell hit two threes in the first half on her way to nine points for the Cardinals.

Card girls' basketball: Alexandria rushes past Storm 82-53

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The Cardinal girls' basketball coaches preach a team concept, and they got that kind of team effort to push their winning streak to five games with an easy win over Sauk Rapids-Rice on Tuesday night.


Alexandria had three players in double figures and used its defense to run away in the second half. The Cardinals only deficit came early when they trailed 3-2. They took control after that, putting up 48 points in the first half and going on to win 82-53.

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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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