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Alex kick takes fifth at home dance invite (W/Video)

Members of the Cardinals kick team perform during the 18th annual Alexandria dance invitational on Saturday morning. (Eric Morken/Echo Press) 2 / 2

Dance teams from across the region braved the cold on Saturday as the Alexandria dance team hosted its 18th annual invitational at the Jefferson High School gymnasium.

The Cardinals and the rest of the Class AA and Class AAA teams got going around 9:30 this morning with the Class A teams scheduled to follow in the afternoon and through the evening. Alexandria’s best finish came in the kick competition as the Cardinals took fifth. The attached video is of Alexandria’s full kick routine.

St. Cloud Cathedral won both the jazz and kick competitions among the varsity teams. Rocori added second-place finishes in both. Sauk Rapids was third in the kick, while St. Cloud Apollo followed in fourth, Alexandria in fifth and Pequot Lakes rounded out the top six.

Pequot Lakes was third in the jazz competition. St. Cloud Apollo was fourth, Bemidji fifth and Monticello sixth. The Cardinals did not finish among the top six teams in the jazz division.

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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