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Willmar's Adam Fagerstrom, left, tags out New London-Spicer's Luke Peterson trying to steal second base in the first inning of a non-conference game at Green Lake Diamond Monday in Spicer. The teams were playing for the first time since 2001. Tribune photo by Rand Middleton

Willmar shades NLS in thriller


SPICER -- They should do this more often if Monday's game is an indication of the entertainment value.

Meeting for the first time since 2001, Willmar edged New London-Spicer 3-2 at Green Lake Diamond before the largest crowd of the spring.

Typical of the game, it ended on a bang-bang double play with the would-be tying run crossing the plate.

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