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Subscriber Exclusive: Queen of the Diamond: Tesha Buck is Player of the Year

Red Wing's Tesha Buck had nine doubles, five home runs and a batting average of .509 this season to help her earn the R-E Player of the Year honors. - R-E photo by Stacy Bengs

When describing Tesha Buck's skills and abilities on the softball diamond, Red Wing coach Cheryl Borgen repeatedly used one word.

"Tesha really is an anomaly," Borgen said.

Buck was named all-section and first team all-state after a stellar year that earned her the honor of the Republican Eagle Player of the Year.

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To read about this year's All-Area Softball Team, pick up Saturday's edition of the R-E.