WILLMAR — Bryce Crabb achieved a rare Northwoods League feat Friday night: A complete game.

The Minnesota Mud Puppies right-hander needed 97 pitches to beat the Willmar Stingers 12-0 before 1,056 fans at Bill Taunton Stadium.

Crabb, a sophomore at the University of Northwestern-St. Paul from Des Moines, struck out six and walked one, allowing two hits. It gave him his first Northwoods League win. He has a 4.80 earned-run average in 15 innings and four appearances for Minnesota (4-18).

Both hits were recorded by the Stingers’ Grant Kerry. Willmar’s No. 3 hitter, the designated hitter from Northwest Nazarene University in Idaho went 2-for-2 with a walk. He’s batting .383 (18 of 47) with a .444 on-base percentage and a .532 slugging percentage. That gives him an OPS of .976 with four doubles, a home run and 13 RBI in 13 games.

Doing most of the hitting this night, however, was Minnesota.

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The Mud Puppies had 14 hits, seven walks and a hit-by-pitch off four Stingers pitchers. Leading the way was lead-off hitter Henry George. The left fielder from the University of Minnesota-Duluth went 4-for-5 with two runs, a double, two RBI and a walk.

Peter Brookshaw, Nolan Beugeling and Morgan Holmes all had two hits for the Mud Puppies.

Before the game, it was announced that three Willmar Stingers have been selected for the league’s annual all-star game.

Willmar infielder Reid Homan and pitchers Jacob Webb and Ryan Watson will play for the Great Plains Division, which goes against the Great Lakes Division at 7:05 p.m. Tuesday, July 20 at ISG Field in Mankato.

The Stingers (2-2 second half, 18-22 overall) are host to the Bismarck Larks at 7:05 p.m. Saturday at Bill Taunton Stadium. There will be fireworks after the game. The teams also play at 5:05 p.m. Sunday in Willmar.

Minnesota 12, Willmar 0

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Hitting - Minnesota: Henry George 4-5 r-2 2b rbi-2 bb, Kyle Huckstorf 1-3 r-2 rbi-3 bb hbp sf sb, Will Oberg 1-5 rbi, Peter Brookshaw 2-4 r rbi-3 bb sf, William Sturek 1-5 2b rbi-2 bb, Ben Palmer 0-4 bb-2, Ethan Roe 1-6 r-2, Nolan Beugeling 2-5 r-3 sb, Morgan Holmes 2-5 r-2 2b rbi … Willmar: Grant Kerry

Pitching (ip-h-r-er-bb-so) - Minnesota: Bryce Crabb… Willmar: Kellen Brothers 2-4-5-5-1-0, Dylan Matela 2 1/3-4-3-3-3-2, Jack Blesch 2⅔-1-0-0-1-5, Sam Malec 2-5-4-4-2-4