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Mike Strothers, in the Pony League, ran for home plate during the Mid-Summer Cla

PONY BASEBALL: National League 15, American League 13


Jacob Zontelli hit a go ahead two run homerun in the bottom of the sixth inning to lead the National League to a 15-13 victory in the Brainerd Parks and Recreation Department’s 12th annual Pony League Midsummer Classic on Tuesday at Bane Park.

Zontelli also had a single and captured MVP honors for the National League. Jacob Russell had three hits including a homerun, along with three RBIs to take the MVP award for the American League.

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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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