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Softball: Z-M earns a trip to section finals

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AUSTIN, Minn. - Morgan Olson's composure belies her age.

The Zumbrota-Mazeppa ninth-grader is the top pitcher on the No. 1-ranked team in Class 2A and the Cougars' leadoff hitter.


With Z-M needing to win out for a chance at the Class 2A girls state softball tournament, Olson led the Cougars to two victories with stellar pitching and clutch hitting.

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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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