COLD SPRING - The Rocori Spartans beat the Alexandria Cardinals 26-21 at home this afternoon, to get their first win of the season.

Quarterback Tim Hansen of Rocori threw three touchdown passes in the victory, as the Spartans moved up to a 1-3 record. The loss drops Alexandria to 0-4.

The Spartans held off a comeback attempt by the Cardinals in the 4th quarter, batting down the last pass from the Cardinals as time ran out to seal the victory.

The Spartans will be at Bemidji next Friday night. Game time is scheduled for 7 p.m.