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Cardinals advance past Moorhead, faces St. Michael-Albertville

Toby Helgeson slides into third on an RBI triple in the first inning versus Moorhead.

Alexandria scored six runs with two outs in the fourth inning against Moorhead to take an 8-2 lead they would hold to advance in the Section 8AAA loser’s bracket on Tuesday afternoon in St. Cloud.

Mitch Thompson drove in two RBIs on a single, and Toby Helgeson, Cody McLaughlin, Parker Bowden and Zach Peterson plated one runner each with hits during the two-out fourth inning that broke the game wide open for the Cardinals.

Blake Stockert went a complete seven innings to pick up the win on the mound, allowing two earned runs on six hits with six strikeouts.

The Cardinals were next scheduled to face off with St. Michael-Albertville after 1:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon.

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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