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American Legion Baseball | Eagles sixth in St. Cloud

Post-Bulletin, Rochester MN

The Rochester Eagles Legion baseball team finished sixth at the St. Cloud Tournament over the weekend.

On Saturday, the Eagles lost their first game against Alexandria, but rebounded with a win over the St. Cloud 76’ers.

Against Alexandria, Mike Glasenapp took the loss as the Eagles lost 10-2. Defensively, the Eagles committed eight errors, and at the plate they only managed four hits.

Henry Rownd had a pair of hits and scored twice.

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The Eagles then beat St. Cloud 5-4.

Andrew Verdick went seven innings to get the win, allowing four runs and striking out five.

At the plate, Todd Bestgen went 3-for-3 with a double, triple and two RBIs.

On Sunday, the Eagles lost 11-3 to the Apple Valley 76’ers.

Rownd suffered the loss on the mound, working on one day of rest.

"We had a good weekend," Eagles coach Doug Hudson said. "We played some bigger teams, and we were competitive, winning two games. This is our best showing ever in this tournament."

The Eagles host Austin at John Adams Middle School at 5:30 p.m. Friday.

AREA LEGION BOXES

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PLAINVIEW 5, WABASHA-KELLOGG 4

Wabasha-Kellogg 110 020 000 — 4 4 0

Plainview 000 040 001 — 5 10 2

Wabasha-Kellogg: Sandstrom 1-3, 3B. LP: Sandstrom 9 IP, 10 H, 12 K.

Plainview: Russ Grobe 3-5; Blaine Miller 2-5; Matt Pick 2-3. WP: Clay Olstad 3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 2 K.

ZUMBROTA-MAZEPPA 13, RANDOLPH 6

Randolph 101 040 0 — 6 12 4

Zumbrota-Mazeppa 602 104 x — 13 11 2

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Zumbrota-Mazeppa: King 3-4, 2B, 3B, 4 RBI; Stumm 2-2, 3 R, 3 RBI; Grover 2-4, 3 RBI; Cole 2-3, 2 R, RBI. WP: Paukert 5 IP, 6 R, 9 H, 2 K, 2 BB.

LAKE CITY 14, EYOTA 12

Lake City 150 130 4 — 14 13 4

Eyota 503 004 0 — 12 20 9

Lake City: Jeff Gay 4-4, 4 R, 5 RBI, 2 2B; Jacob Snyder 4-5, 3 RBI, 2B, 3B; Dan Herron 2-4, 3 R, RBI. WP: Mike Eversman 3 IP, 4 K, 2 BB.

Eyota: Benn Grenz 4-5, 2 R, 3 RBI, HR; Joe Wick 3-5, R, RBI, 2B; Jeff Schlegel 2-3, R; Matt Tamminga 2-4, 2 R, RBI; Dallas Milks 2-2, R, 2 RBI; Derrick Turnquist 2-2, R. LP: B. Grenz 6 IP, 9 K, 2 BB.

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