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Sports roundup from Friday, May 2

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Girls Golf

After a 10 day break, the Alexandria girls’ golf team finally got back into competition at the Minnewaska Golf Club. The Cardinals shot a team total of 351 points, which was second behind Detroit Lakes with a score of 332.

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Natalie Amundson led the Cardinals by taking third place overall with a score of 79. Emily Thul finished second among Alexandria golfers with an 81, followed by Amanda Bigger with an 88. Allison Schwartz rounded out the top four with a score of 97.

The Minnewaska golf team finished in third place behind the Cardinals with a score of 359, and Osakis took fourth with a score of 366.

Annalise Savageau led the Cardinals with a score of 87, followed by Alayna Eldred with 92, Katelyn Foster with 93 and Peyton Garcia and Ariel Chalmers tied with 94.

Baseball

The Chargers baseball team scored two runs in the seventh inning to finish off a 7-5 victory over Hillcrest. Tom Bosek picked up the win on the mound for the Chargers in relief of starting pitcher James Huisman. Zach Johnson led the Chargers’ offense, going 2-for-3 with a double, a walk, two runs and three RBIs. The win improved Brandon-Evansville to 7-2 this season.

The Alexandria baseball team swept a doubleheader against St. Cloud Tech at home, winning the first game 2-1 and the second 4-3. Jake Booth started game one, picking up a complete game victory by only giving up two hits and one earned run. Parker Bowden started game two, picking up the win after going 5 2/3 innings, giving up six hits, three earned runs and four strikeouts.

Softball

The Alexandria softball team swept a doubleheader against St. Cloud Tech on Friday. The Cardinals won the first game 13-4 and followed that with a 5-3 victory. Alexandria is now 4-0 against Central Lakes Conference opponents and 5-5 overall.

Boys golf

The Alexandria boys’ golf team took ninth place out of 15 teams in the Otter Invite at Fergus Falls on Friday and Saturday. The Cardinals shot a 345 on the first day and followed that with a 343 on day two.

Brady Bast led the Cardinals by shooting an 87 on the first day and an 84 on the second day to finish at 171. Levi Vaaganes finished second on the team with a total score of 172, followed by Chad Blank with 175 and Brandon Bistodeau with a 176.

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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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