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Tigers keep it close in opener

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Morris Area got the softball season started hosting Minnewaska at the University of Minnesota, Morris field Tuesday. The Lakers took an early lead and held on for an 8-5 win over the Tigers.


Minnewaska took the lead in the first inning with a three-run homer by Cassie Jacobs.

"She hit the ball very well to centerfield and with a 40 mph wind that ball was gone," said coach Mary Holmberg.

The Tigers came back in the third inning with two runs to cut the lead to 4-2.

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