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AREA SOFTBALL: Hanson's bat, arm lift PR-Backus


PINE RIVER — Lexi Hanson threw a two-hitter and went 3-3 with a triple and two doubles to lead the Pine River-Backus Tigers to a five-inning 10-0 win over Laporte in an Upper Mississippi Conference game Monday.

Laporte 0 2 2

PR-Backus 10 7 0

WP: Lexi Hanson. LP: Kelli Corson . 2B: PRB Hanson (2). 3B: PRB-Hanson. HR: . Conference: PRB 6-2. Overall: PRB 9-5. Next: Pequot Lakes at PR-Backus 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.


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