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Jason Roepke, who lives in Breezy Point, leads the Nisswa Lightning in numerous hitting and pitching categories this season. Photo by Pete Mohs

Pete's Point: Nisswa Lightning team has area flavor


The Nisswa Lightning amateur baseball team has two players with area connections who are contributing to their success this summer.

The Lightning, who can return to the Class C state tournament for the second time in four seasons with a victory over Freeport on Saturday, Aug. 2, are sparked in the playoffs by a number of players, including two with local ties in Jason Roepke and Tyler Wittwer.

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