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HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Jefferson hands Warriors first loss


RICHFIELD — Top-ranked Bloomington Jefferson won the battle of Class 3A-ranked teams as it defeated the No. 5 Brainerd Warriors 3-0 in the first game of the Richfield tournament Saturday.

The loss was Brainerd’s first of the season after opening with five wins.

Lauren Falkanger pitched a 2-hit shutout with 13 strikeouts for Jefferson and hit a 2-run homer in the first inning. Bailey O’Hotto doubled and Nikki Anderson singled for the Warriors’ only hits.

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