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Alex eighth-graders take home title

The Alexandria Red eighth-grade girls basketball team recently won a B-1 championship in Jordan. Team members are (back, left to right) coach Brent Boraas, Michelle Nieland, Torre McGrane, Morgan Jones, Sophia Vinje, Hannah Boraas, Miah Wessel, coach Louie Seesz, (front row) Sam Helmbrecht, Brynn Kosters and Ella Steussy. Not pictured from the team is Bailey Saar and Stella Kvale. (Submitted photo)

The eighth-grade Alexandria Red girls basketball team recently won the Minnesota Youth Athletic Services (MYAS) State B-1 championship in Jordan.

The team won all four games in the tournament. The girls beat Osseo-Maple Grove, Chanhassen, Anoka and then New Prague in the championship game.

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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