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(Tribune photo by Rand Middleton) Willmar pitcher Damon Ruter can't come up with a throw to prevent a New Prague run in the second inning at Baker Field after his catcher, Trey Tollefson, recovered a wild pitch Saturday in Willmar. Ruter was the losing pitcher, but had a better day at the plate going 2-for-2.

Prep Baseball: Willmar edges Buffalo, upended by New Prague


WILLMAR -- The Willmar Cardinals went 1-1 in a baseball triangular at Baker Field on Saturday in ideal baseball weather.

Willmar twice staged comeback rallies in last-chance at bats to tip Buffalo 5-4 in 9 innings.

Against New Prague, Willmar pitching couldn't hold a 4-4 tie and watched the Trojans bound away 11-5 behind a seven-run sixth inning.

Now 2-1, the Cardinals are slated to host the Hutchinson Tigers (3-1) today at 5 p.m.

Game One

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