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Prep softball: Warriors trip up Cards in twin bill


BRAINERD — Willmar dropped both ends of a doubleheader 2-0 and 10-6 to Brainerd in their final regular-season games Friday.

The Cardinals finished at 5-9 in the Central Lakes Conference and 6-12 overall. The Section 2AAA tournament begins Thursday. Seeding is early next week.

Willmar had 6 hits to Brainerd’s 5 in Game 1 but couldn’t push a run across in the 2-0 pitchers’ duel.

“We outhit them by one hit,” Willmar head coach Shannon Cayler said.

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