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AREA SOFTBALL: Ackerman no-hits Red Lake PR-B blows out Warriors


RED LAKE — Autumn Ackerman walked two and struck out 10 as she shut down the Red Lake Warriors for a five-inning no-hitter in the Pine River-Backus Tigers’ 20-0 Upper Mississippi Conference victory Thursday.

PR-B’s Katie Wangberg went 3-3 with a home run, double and two RBIs. Nicole Tulenchik finished 2-3 with two RBIs. Nicole Arends was 2-3, Taylor Sheley was 1-2 with a triple and Megan Felhous was 2-3 with two doubles.

Pine River-Backus 20 14 0

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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