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Softball: Wingers head into postseason on skid

Red Wing catcher Hailey Ehlers throws to first base after a bunt during the Wingers' 6-3 loss to Austin on Friday. Kyle Stevens / RiverTown Multimedia

An early two-run lead did not hold for Red Wing in a 6-3 Big Nine Conference loss to Austin on Friday.

Marissa Kelly and Natalie Boxrud each had two hits for the Wingers, with Hailey Ehlers and Kelly scoring runs. Abby Boxrud walked twice and stole a base in the loss.

Red Wing (2-14) will look to end its 11-game losing streak next week in the Section 1AAA playoffs. Seeding for the tournament is Sunday.

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The Red Wing Republican Eagle covers local sports in Goodhue County and surrounding areas. 

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