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Zumbrota-Mazeppa's Amber Jentsch and head coach Kevin Nelson celebrate her two-run home run in the sixth inning Monday against Cannon Falls. The Cougars secured a 4-0 victory in the first round of the Section 1AA West sub-section playoffs. Photo by Chris Harrell

Softball: Jentsch and Olson power Z-M to win over Cannon Falls

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ZUMBROTA - Zumbrota-Mazeppa head coach Kevin Nelson said he could tell Amber Jentsch was finally feeling comfortable at the plate after she ripped two line drives in the Cougars' final regular season game.


"She hasn't had the statistics this season like she's had in past years but she's still hitting the ball well," Nelson said. "After the last game, I told her, 'Amber, you're going to carry us in the playoffs.'"

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Chris Harrell
Chris Harrell is a sports reporter for the Red Wing Republican Eagle. Previously, he interned at the St. Paul Pioneer Press and The Daily Caller in Washington, D.C. For updates on local sports, follow Chris on Twitter at @RECHarrell.
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