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AREA SOFTBALL: Pierz falls twice


ST. CLOUD — Katelyn Fuhrman scored two runs, recorded a double and was tagged with a pair of losses as the Pierz Pioneers were eliminated from the Section 6-2A playoffs after falling to Albany 2-1 and Rocori 11-2 Tuesday.


Fuhrman recorded the Pioneers only run during the Game One loss against Albany.

Brooke Browsen drove in Fuhrman and Autumn Woitalla for the Pioneers’ runs in Game Two.

Game One

Pierz 1 2 2

Albany 2 5 2

WP: K Persson. LP: Katelyn Fuhrman.

Game Two

Pierz 2 4 4

Rocori 11 13 1

WP: Lindsey Cunkel. LP: Fuhrman. 2B: Prz-Fuhrman. Overall: Prz 10-14.

Pillager eliminated

MENAHGA — Nicole Mast tallied three hits, including a double, and Danielle Johnson added a run and two RBIs as the Pillager Huskies were eliminated 6-4 by the Menahga Braves during the Section 6-1A tournament Tuesday.

“We got the most wins in Pillager history,” Huskies coach Shannon Hunstad said of the season. “So (the program is) headed in the right direction.”

Emily Doss, Hannah Horne and Ally Hunstad each collected hits for the Huskies.

Pillager 4 7 1

Menahga 6 9 2

WP: Lindsey White. LP: Ally Hunstad. 2B: Pil-Nicole Mast. Overall: 13-9.

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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