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Alexandria senior Shawn Nelson (right) battles with an opponent at 220 pounds during a match against Sauk Rapids earlier this season. Nelson didn’t get a win against Rocori last Thursday, but his ability to last all three periods and avoid a pin against the Spartans’ Ryan Vigil secured the team win for the Cardinals and moved them to 5-0 in CLC matches. (Eric Morken/Echo Press)

Cardinal wrestlers hold off Rocori

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Alexandria wrestling coach Tom Ellison talked at the beginning of the season about how important it would be for his team to take fewer pins this year.


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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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