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Alexandria's Nick Knoblach intercepts a pass intended for Moorhead's AJ Wheler (46) Saturday night in the Section 8AAAAA playoffs in Moorhead. The Cardinals fell to the Spuds 48-14 in the semifinals, ending their season. David Sampson, The Forum

Section 8AAAAA football: Morlock carries Spuds past Cards

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The Alexandria football team found a way to keep Moorhead's Chase Morlock out of the end zone the first time these two teams met in the regular season.


The Cardinals weren't so fortunate on Saturday night. Morlock put up video-game like numbers on his way to leading the Spuds to a 48-14 win over Alexandria in the Section 8-5A semifinals.

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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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