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Softball: Alexandria splits at Willmar

Alexandria won 12-2 in game one before Willmar bounced back to take game two, 3-1.

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The Alexandria softball team split a road doubleheader at Willmar on Monday night by taking game one 12-2 in five innings before a 3-1 loss in the nightcap.

Alexandria (6-11) hosts Bemidji (6-8) on Tuesday with a 5 p.m. first pitch.

Game 1: Alexandria 12, Willmar 2

Alexandria    412   14-12   5   2
Willmar         000   02-2   3   10
Hitting - Alexandria: Peyton Goetsch 1-3 r-3 rbi bb sb-2, Kinzie Johnson 2-4 r sb, Aubrie Porter 1-1 2b r-2 rbi bb-2 sb-2, Madalyn Woodford-Buboltz 1-2 r-2 bb sb, Jordan O’Kane 0-1 r bb-3, Brookelyn Stender 0-3 r-2 rbi bb, Madison Heid 0-1 r sb … Willmar: Cadence Parker 1-3 rbi, Lexi Owens 1-2 rbi bb sb, Amelia Reed 1-2 r, Madison Norsten 0-2 r sb
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Alexandria: Heid (W) 4-0-0-0-1-0, Ayla Rolin 1-3-2-0-0-0 … Willmar: Grace Bjur (L) 5-5-12-5-8-9

Game 2: Willmar 3, Alexandria 1

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Willmar          020   000   1-3   7   0
Alexandria     001   000   0-1   4   0
Hitting - Willmar: Lily Reed 1-4 rbi sb, Lexi Owens 2-4 sb-2, Zoe Schroeder 2-4 rbi, Hannah Magnuson 1-4 sb, Amelia Reed 1-3 2b r sb, Abby Clancy 0-2 r bb sb, Marin Enstad 0-1 r bb-2 sb … Alexandria: Jordan O’Kane 2-4 r, Peyton Goetsch 2-2 3b rbi
Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Willmar: L. Reed (W) 7-4-1-1-2-2 … Alexandria: Lauren Hornstein (L) 1.2-2-2-2-2-0, Madison Heid 5.1-5-1-1-1-3

Eric Morken is a sports and outdoor editor at the Echo Press Newspaper in Alexandria, Minnesota, a property of the Forum News Service. Morken covers a variety of stories throughout the Douglas County area, as well as statewide outdoor issues.
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