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Softball third in St. Paul tournament

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The Packer softball team suffered its first loss of the season but still managed to finish third in the Polar Classic in North St. Paul over the weekend.

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The team started the tournament with a 4-0 victory over Rosemount on Friday.

The next day, the Packers were crushed in a 15-4 loss to North St. Paul, but managed to top Eagan 3-0 in the afternoon third-place game.

Their first game saw a dominant performance from senior Brittany Rheault, who pitched seven scoreless innings and went 3-for-3 at the plate with two runs scored.

Senior Michaela Liebl led the team against North St. Paul, going 2-for-2 with an RBI.

Junior catcher Madison Nelson was the team’s top hitter against Eagan, hitting 2-for-3 with two runs batted in.

In that game, Liebl hit her fourth home run of the season.

The Packers (9-1, 6-0 in the EDC) head to Devils Lake on Friday for a doubleheader at 4:30 p.m.

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