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Brainerd's Hannah Kangas slid to the outside part of the third-base bag to avoid the tag from Alexandria's Sarah Bruzek last Thursday night. (Echo Press photo by Eric Morken)

Card softball: State-ranked Brainerd holds off Alexandria

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The Alexandria softball team knew it needed a solid pitching performance to have a chance against Brainerd and future University of Minnesota pitcher Nikki Anderson last Thursday night.


That's exactly what sophomore Taylor Ellingson gave the Cardinals on a night when Alexandria came up just short in a 2-1 game.

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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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