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River Falls pitcher James Witt delivers a pitch to the plate in the second inning of Post 121's America Legion baseball game against Prescott last Wednesday at the high school field. Witt struck out ten batters in a complete game 4-2 victory. Bob Burrows photo

Legion winning close games

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After holding on for a 4-2 victory over Prescott at home last Wednesday, the River Falls American Legion Post 121 baseball team went 2-2 at a weekend tournament in Chippewa Falls with all four games decided by one run.


River Falls opened the tournament with a 3-2 loss to Wausau and beat Union Grove 3-2 on Saturday. Sunday they defeated Green Bay, 11-10, before dropping a 4-3 decision to Marshfield.

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Bob Burrows
Bob Burrows has been sports editor at the River Falls Journal since 1996 and at the Hudson Star-Observer since 2009. Prior to joining the Journal, Burrows served as sports editor with Ledger Publications in Balsam Lake, Wis. A native of Bayonne, N.J. and a U.S. Navy veteran, Burrows attended Marquette University before completing his studies at UW-River Falls in 1992.
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