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Eric Morken, Echo Press Alexandria senior Mikayla Lucas controlled the ball in front of a Detroit Lakes defender on Saturday afternoon at Lincoln Field. Lucas scored twice for Alexandria as the Cardinals ran past the Lakers 6-0 in their season opener.

Girls' soccer: Cardinal start strong in win

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The Alexandria girls' soccer team dominated in all facets of the game to coast to a 6-0 win in its season opener on Saturday.

The Cardinals got things going by jumping out early on Detroit Lakes. Mikayla Lucas opened the scoring just four minutes in as she took a pass from Jesslyn Fearing and took two touches before blasting a ball past the Lakers' keeper. It was exactly the start the Alexandria coaching staff was looking for from its team.


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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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