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PHOTOS: Willmar Stingers dominate Waterloo Bucks, Wednesday, July 13, 2022

The Stingers scored 10 runs in the third inning in a dominating 20-2 victory over the Bucks.

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Will Roguske enjoys a chat in the dugout during a game between the Willmar Stingers and Waterloo Bucks on Wednesday, July 13, 2022, at Bill Taunton Stadium.
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WILLMAR — The Stingers dominated the Waterloo Bucks Wednesday evening, winning 20-2 to improve to 27-15 this season.

The Stingers, who are 6-2 in the second half of the season, have won eight of their last 10 games and are riding a six-game win streak.

Only two teams in the Northwoods League - the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (.818) and the St. Cloud Rox (.780) - hold higher winning percentages than Willmar (.643) this season.

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Sam Malec fires a pitch toward home plate for the Stingers in a matchup against the Waterloo Bucks on Wednesday, July 13, 2022, at Bill Taunton Stadium.
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Logan Samuels smiles in the dugout with Stingers assistant coach Mason Rapp during a game against the Waterloo Bucks on Wednesday, July 13, 2022, at Bill Taunton Stadium.
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Nick Terrell attempts a double play for the Stingers in a game against the Waterloo Bucks on Wednesday, July 13, 2022, at Bill Taunton Stadium.
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Dalton Pearson and Stingers assistant coach Mason Rapp shake hands before a game against the Waterloo Bucks on Wednesday, July 13, 2022, at Bill Taunton Stadium.
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Willmar Stingers mascot Barry waves at the crowd before the team took on the Waterloo Bucks on Wednesday, July 13, 2022, at Bill Taunton Stadium.
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Jakob Christian slides into third base for a lead-off triple against the Waterloo Bucks on Wednesday, July 13, 2022, at Bill Taunton Stadium.
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JT Navyac can't help but smile after reaching second base for a double as he helped the Stingers dominate the Waterloo Bucks on Wednesday, July 13, 2022, at Bill Taunton Stadium.
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Stingers assistant coach Mason Rapp smiles in the dugout during a game against the Waterloo Bucks on Wednesday, July 13, 2022, at Bill Taunton Stadium.
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First-year field manager Freddy Smith talks to his Stingers before the team competed against the Waterloo Bucks on Wednesday, July 13, 2022, at Bill Taunton Stadium.
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Will Hodo heads toward the Stingers' dugout in a game against the Waterloo Bucks on Wednesday, July 13, 2022, at Bill Taunton Stadium.
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Michael Lyne joined the West Central Tribune as a sports reporter in May 2022, following his graduation from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, where he graduated with a bachelors degree in journalism and a minor degree in Spanish studies.

You may reach Michael at mlyne@wctrib.com, or by calling (320) 214-4345.
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