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Cannon Falls pitcher Taylor Carlson throws a pitch late in Monday's Section 1AA-West elimination game against Rochester Lourdes at John Burch Park in Cannon Falls. (Republican Eagle photo by Joe Brown)

Baseball: Walk-off homer eliminates Bombers

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CANNON FALLS – With one ping of the aluminum bat, the Cannon Falls Bombers were sent packing.

After seven innings, third-seeded Cannon Falls and top-seeded Rochester Lourdes were tied 2-2 and were mixed in a pitcher’s duel between the Bombers’ Taylor Carlson and the Eagles’ Nick Hanson.

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When he stepped into the batter’s box to lead off the bottom of the eighth inning, all Zach Hillman wanted to do was put the ball in play and swing some momentum back to Lourdes.

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Joe Brown
Joe Brown is the sports editor for the Red Wing Republican Eagle. Previously, he worked at the Marshall Independent and the St. Cloud Times. For updates on local sports, follow Joe on Twitter at @RE_JBrown.
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