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Prep baseball: Willmar falls to Alex in twin bill

WILLMAR — Willmar’s bats were silent Tuesday, as it was held scoreless by Alexandria in both games of a doubleheader.

Willmar fell to 1-4 overall. 

In Game 1, Willmar kept it close, but couldn’t push a run across and lost 3-0.

Their best chance came in the fourth, when they loaded the bases with no outs, but a double play and a strikeout ended the rally.

Alexandria did its damage with an RBI-double in the fourth and a two-run homer in the fifth.

Willmar’s Heather Horning took the loss, allowing 3 earned runs and striking out 10.

Alexandria took advantage of four first-inning errors by Willmar in Game 2 to put up 9 runs and run away with it early.

Willmar plays next Thursday at Fergus Falls.

Game One

Alexandria 3, Willmar 0

Alexandria          000 120 0 — 3 6 0

Willmar                000 000 0 — 0 6 1

HITTING – Alexandria: n/a … Willmar: Kassy Linbo 1-for-3, Leah Ramon 1-for-3, McKenzie Hastad 1-for-4, Heather Horning 2-for-3, Allison Roehl 1-for-3

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) – Alexandria: n/a … Willmar: Heather Horning (L) 7-6-3-3-2-10

Game Two

Alexandria 10, Willmar 0

Willmar                000 00 — 0 2 5

Alexandria          910 0x — 10 6 1

HITTING – Willmar: Leah Ramon 1-for-3, Allison Roehl 1-for-2 … Alexandria: n/a

PITCHING (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) – Willmar: Leah Ruter (L) 4-6-10-1-2-1 … Alexandria: n/a