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Serving as Zumbrota-Mazeppa’s top pitcher, sophomore Morgan Olson accounted for 17 of the Cougars’ 19 wins, along with 82 strikeouts against six walks and a 1.06 ERA. (R-E file photo)

All-Area Softball: Z-M's Olson still learning and dominating

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No matter what first jumps out at you, the numbers are ridiculous. A batting average that flirted with .500. Twice as many doubles as walks allowed. An ERA that gave most opponents no chance of winning a game. Three losses in 20 starts.


So, pick any stat, look at it, think about it, nod your head that Zumbrota-Mazeppa’s Morgan Olson had a great season in 2014.

Now consider the Republican Eagle All-Area Player of the Year will be a junior in 2015. 

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Kyle Stevens
Kyle Stevens is a sports reporter for the Red Wing Republican Eagle. Previously, Kyle worked at the Owatonna People’s Press, as well as KWLM and KLFN in Willmar. You can contact Kyle by phone at (651) 301-7879, via e-mail at, and follow him on Twitter @RE_KStevens.
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