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North Linn Shuts Out Alta Aurelia to Win State Title

July 26, 2019 12:24am

Abby Flanagan threw a four-hitter and struck out 16 in leading top-seed North Linn to the 2A state softball championship over Alta Aurelia 3-0 in Fort Dodge Thursday night. 

An error and two singles led to a pair of North Linn (42-4) runs in the 2nd, and they added another on a sacrifice fly in the 6th.

Abby Kraemer threw a four-hitter for the Warriors, allowing two earned runs with 11 strikeouts, finishing her Alta Aurelia career with 1,460 strikeouts.  Kraemer, Jessica Flaherty, and Brittany Turnquist are the Warriors seniors.  Shea Peterson and Jessica Larson join Kraemer on the 2A All-Tournament Team.  

Alta Aurelia finishes a state runner-up season with a record of 22-10.  

Warriors Coach Dave Turnquist talked after the game...