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Sophomore forward Joe Gorghuber went up for a lay-up in the first half on Monday night. Gorghuber had 10 points off the bench in Alexandria's loss to the Otters. (Eric Morken, Echo Press)

Section 8AAA boys' basketball: Fergus Falls halts Alexandria's run

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The Alexandria boys had no answer for the inspired play of Fergus Falls' senior forward Mike Millard on Monday night as the Otters ended the Cardinals' season by taking a 70-60 game in the Section 8-3A semifinals.


Alexandria came into the game with high hopes after winning eight of its last nine games. It took just a few minutes for Millard and the Otters to dash those hopes as they jumped out to a 14-4 lead and kept the Cardinals at an arm's length the whole night.

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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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