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NORTHWOODS LEAGUE: Alex’s light hitter dooms Lunkers 6-1


The Brainerd Lakes Area Lunkers entered Thursday night’s game with a 6-9 record and trailed league-leader Alexandria by three games. The Lunkers were in need of a sweep in their two-game series against the Beetles to get back into the race.

After a 16-4 victory over Alexandria on Wednesday night, the Lunkers sent All Star Joe Willman to the mound on Thursday night in search of his fourth victory.

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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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