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BELLE PRAIRIE — Grant Bell picked up another hat trick and helped the No. 2-seeded Little Falls Flyers defeat the No. 7  Sauk Rapids Storm 6-1 in the South Subsection 8-1A quarterfinals Thursday.

Earlier this year, Bell became the Minnesota career goals scoring leader and Thursday’s hat trick gives him 32 goals for this year, 111 for his career.

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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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