Sarah Burnham, Olivia Herrick and Leigh Klasse cruised to 6-and-5 opening-round victories Friday at the Minnesota Women's Public Golf Association Match Play Championship at Bunker Hills. Defending champion Burnham, of Rush Creek, defeated Lynn Anderson. Herrick, a two-time champion, beat Brenda Williams. Klasse topped Kathryn Huff. All three, plus Amanda Bigger, advanced to the semifinals.

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Willie Argo's RBI single in the first inning lifted the host Saints to a 3-1 victory over the Sioux Falls Canaries.

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