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Robbinsdale Armstrong handed Alexandria its first loss of the season 77-68 on Friday night in an opening round game of the Cardinals’ holiday tournament.

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Alexandria led 48-41 at one point in the second half, but Armstrong was able to pull away for the nine-point victory.

The Cardinals will now play in the third place game of the holiday tournament on Saturday at 5 p.m. against Moorhead.

The team will also recognize all the program’s alumni between their third place game and the championship game, which is scheduled for 6:30 p.m.

Blaze Fugina

Blaze Fugina is the sports editor of the Woodbury and South Washington County Bulletin newspapers. Previously, Blaze worked as a sports editor for the Pierce County Herald and a sports reporter for the Alexandria Echo Press. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls in May of 2011. You can follow Blaze on Twitter at @BlazeFugina.

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