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Wrestling: Cardinals seeded eighth in section, open against Sartell

The Alexandria wrestling team found out its fate in the Section 8, Class AAA tournament, and it won't be an easy path if the Cardinals are going to put together a run.

Alexandria (7-8) was seeded eighth in the bracket and will face ninth-seeded Sartell-St. Stephen (9-10) in the opening round at 11 a.m. in Moorhead on Feb. 17. The winner of that match gets top-seeded Willmar (12-1) immediately after that around 12:30 p.m. The Cardinals beat Sartell-St. Stephen 50-31 on Jan. 26.

A section champion will be crowned on Saturday with the semifinal matches scheduled to start at about 2:30 that afternoon and the championship match schedule to being at 4:30.

SECTION 8, CLASS AAA WRESTLING SEEDS

1. Willmar; 2. Bemidji; 3. St. Cloud Tech; 4. Little Falls; 5. Brainerd-Pillager; 6. Sauk Rapids-Rice; 7. Rocori; 8. Alexandria; 9. Sartell-St. Stephen; 10. Moorhead

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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