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Joe Gorghuber drives into the contact of Apollo’s Jack Atkinson during the first half of Tuesday’s win over the Eagles. Gorghuber had two points, four assists, five rebounds and four steals to help Alexandria overcome a late deficit and beat the Eagles. (Eric Morken/Echo Press)

Thriller goes Cards’ way

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The Alexandria boys’ basketball team is emphasizing a team approach this season but it never hurts to get a couple great individual performances.


The Cardinals got that in the season opener on Tuesday night as they overcame a six-point deficit with almost 40 seconds left in overtime to shock visiting St. Cloud Apollo.

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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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