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Eric Morken, Echo Press Senior Sam Trumm went up for a lay-up during the second half of last Thursday's 43-37 win over Sartell-St. Stephen. Trumm finished with a team-high 13 points to help the Cardinals finish off the regular-season schedule with a win.

Card girls' basketball: No. 9 Alexandria upends Sartell

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The Cardinal girls got a win they needed for their confidence as much as they needed it for section-seeding implications last Thursday night.


Alexandria had lost just three games going into its game against Sartell-St. Stephen, but all three of those had come against the top teams in the Section 8AAA field. The Cardinals reversed those fortunes on their home court as they found a way to get a 43-37 win in the regular-season finale.

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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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