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Alexandria's Riley Hvezda went up high to intercept a ball in the end zone during the first quarter of a 27-19 loss to Sartell on Friday night. The interception kept the Cardinals within a touchdown early on.

Mistakes haunt Cards against Sartell

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The Alexandria football team was left feeling like it beat itself after falling to 0-2 on the young season in a 27-19 loss to Sartell on Friday night.


Three turnovers, including two on the first two possessions, ended up costing the Cardinals in the end. Seven penalties for 55 yards were equally as tough to overcome as Alexandria put up 363 yards of total offense but didn't play clean enough football to come away with a win.

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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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