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Patriots win first Section 6AA title

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The Pequot Lakes softball team defeated Staples-Motley 1-0 and 4-0 to capture the first Section 6AA softball title in school history on Thursday night, May 30, at Waite Park. The Patriots, 19-2 overall, advance to the Class AA state tournament to face Section 7AA champion Hermantown at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 6, in North Mankato.

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In the first game, Pequot Lakes grabbed the lead with a single run in the bottom of the seventh, and then held off a Cardinals’ rally in heavy rain in the top of the seventh to force another game. The Patriots grabbed a 2-0 lead in the first inning and held on to beat S-M and advance.

For photos of the games, go to http://spotted.pineandlakes.com/galleries/index.php?id=315138

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Becca Clemens
After graduating high school in 2004, I attended Central Lakes College in Staples, MN for 2 years where I got a diploma in Communication Art and Design. I then transfered up to Bemidji State University in, you guessed it, Bemidji, MN. In the spring of 2009, I graduated from BSU. Then in the fall of 2009 I got a job at Echo Publishing, a sister company to the Brainerd Dispatch.
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