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The Detroit Lakes offense snaps a play as sophomore quarterback Joe Mollberg takes the ball during the Section 8-4A semifinal playoff game in Alexandria Saturday.(Lori Mork/Alexandria Echo Press)

Lakers' football season ends as Alexandria wins 21-7 in sectional semifinals

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The Detroit Lakes football season literally came down to inches -- or scratch that -- centimeters.

A first-down measurement during the Section 8-4A semifinals with under two minutes left in regulation on a fourth-and-five play by the Lakers, was ultimately the deciding factor in the game -- and it was as close as one could get.


"You couldn't slide a credit card between the stick and ball," said DL head coach Flint Motschenbacher.

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