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Rising to the occasion
Times photo: Adam Krebs Monroe senior Maggie Schuttler catches a fly ball in center field Friday during the opening day of the Freeport Pretzel Softball Invitational.
FREEPORT - Before entering the Freeport (Ill.) Softball Tournament, Monroe head coach Dale Buvid made sure his players were ready for some good competition."When I got in this tournament, I didn't realize it was going to be this high-powered," Buvid said. "But in order to beat the best (at the end of the season), you have to prepare by playing the best. And that's what we're doing here."