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VFW Baseball: Three-run rally lifts Brainerd

COLD SPRING — A three-run seventh inning propelled the Brainerd VFW team to a 5-3 victory over Sauk Rapids Tuesday in the semifinals of the District 6 tournament.

Brainerd used two walks , three singles and a Sauk Rapids’ error to advance to the next round.

Drew Sannes was 2-3 with a double and a run scored. Logan McElfresh was 2-4 with two RBIs and Nate DeChaine went 1-3 with an RBI and a run scored.

Sannes pitched the complete game victory. He allowed the three runs on eight hits and five walks. He struck out six.

Sauk Rapids 3 8 1

Brainerd 5 7 1

WP: Drew Sannes. LP: Charlie Oltz. 2B: Brd-Sannes. Next: Brainerd vs. St. Cloud Blue/Little Falls winner in the District 6 tournament at Cold Spring 5 p.m. Wednesday.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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