AUSTIN EDITION -- Austin VFW opens playoffs Thursday
The Austin VFW baseball team will play at Northfield in the first round of the playoffs on Wednesday.
The game begins at 5 p.m. If Austin wins, it will advance and play Saturday and Sunday in Red Wing.
The Austin team is currently 13-10 on the season and has won its last four games.
The leading hitters are the team are Tim Kirby .466, Mike Astrup .439, Josh Dunfee .359, Alex Kaiser .352.
The top pitchers are Conor Johnson (5-1, 1.78 ERA) and Josh Nack (3-3, 5.25 ERA).