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ADRIAN -- Behind a four-hit shutout from starting pitcher John Archer, the Adrian American Legion baseball team defeated Luverne 8-0 Friday in Adrian. "Luverne's always been a tough team for us," Archer said. "I came in thinking that it was going to be a good game anyway. Greg (Kruger) came and told me to mix it up, and that was about all we had to do." Adrian head coach Greg Kruger said the key to subduing the Luverne offense was changing speeds of pitches. "Against the Southwest Conference teams, you have to mix it up," Kruger said.
WORTHINGTON -- Not even a passing rain shower could slow the Adrian VFW offense Thursday as Adrian came away with 9-1 and 7-6 victories over Worthington. Game 1 Adrian's offense got on the board right away in the first inning of the first game.
PIPESTONE -- The Pipestone Area Arrows baseball team hopes the third time's the charm. For the third consecutive year, the Arrows will have a shot at the Class AA state championship -- something they have been unable to capture in the two previous trips. However, they will face a tough opening-round opponent in the Kenyon-Wanamingo Knights at 10 a.m. today at Joe Faber Field in St. Cloud. "We've been there the last two years," Pipestone Area head coach Rick Zollner said.
WORTHINGTON -- Ashley DeBates may be quiet and reserved off the softball diamond, but there is nothing quiet about her game. DeBates was recently named a first-team NJCAA Division III All-American. As a freshman, she led the Minnesota West Lady Jays in batting average, home runs and RBIs.
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