Hanson pulls Willmar closer to North Division lead with dominant performance.

The Stingers brought themselves within two games of the North Division lead, as they took game one of their series between the Rox 5-2. 

Starter Tyler Hanson contributed a solid performance off the mound as he pitched six strong innings in a victory, allowing only one run on four hits, while striking out seven Rox batters. A sophomore from Minnesota, Hanson continues to be a reliable arm off the mound for Willmar, owning a 2-0 record, 2.08 ERA and 12 strikeouts through 16 2/3 innings. 

Willmar will look for the series sweep against St. Cloud, as they face off at 7:05 PM.