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Cards boys cross country finish 11th in state

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Aaron Runge finished in 23rd place at the Class AA state cross country meet Saturday morning to lead the Cardinals boys’ team to an 11th place finish in Northfield.


Alexandria’s 266 points placed them in 11th out of 16 teams. Wayzata won the state meet with 53 team points.

Runge finished the 5-kilometer race in 16 minutes and 25 seconds. He was followed by Alexandria’s Trent Piepenburg in 41st place (16:51) and Colton Sailor in 62nd (17:15).

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Blaze Fugina
Blaze Fugina is a sports reporter at the Echo Press. Before working in Alexandria, he graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls in May of 2011. He previously worked as the community editor of the Mound Laker for more than a year. You can follow Blaze on Twitter at @BlazeFugina.
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