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Fighting Fish to open playoffs in Ellsworth

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Fighting Fish to open playoffs in Ellsworth
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The River Falls Fighting Fish won't have to travel far when the first round of the Wisconsin Baseball Association playoffs kick off on Saturday, Aug. 8.

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The Fish will open postseason play against the Tilden Tigers in a noon contest at Bob Young Field in Ellsworth.

The Fish finished 12-4 in the St. Croix Valle Baseball League (SCVBL) and won the North Division title to earn the bracket's No. 2 seed while the third-seeded Tigers finished 12-6, and in second place in the North Division of the Chippewa River Baseball League (CRBL).

The winners of Saturday's game will face either the top-seeded Haugen Knights (15-1 in independent play) or the host Ellsworth Hubbers (9-7 in the SCVBL) Sunday at noon at Bob Young Field. The Knights and Hubbers will meet Friday night at 7:30 p.m.

On the other side of the bracket, the New Richmond Millers (9-7 SCVBL) will battle the Mississippi Valley Conference's La Crosse Athletics (9-2) at 3 p.m. Saturday and the independent Grantsburg Honkers (10-6) will play the Dairyland League's Merrill Rangers (8-2) Saturday at 6 p.m. Both games will be played at Bob Young Field in Ellsworth.

The winners in each bracket will advance to the 8-team WBA State Championship Tournament Aug. 14-16 in Haugen.

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