Junior Legion to State
Prairie Juniors earn trip to State
The Prairie du Chien Junior American Legion baseball team went 4-1 to win the 16U Regional Tournament in Onalaska this past weekend to earn a trip to the State Tournament.
Prairie du Chien defeated Holmen 10-2 in their opening game in Onalaska on July 17.
Prairie scored 4 runs in the top of the first inning to go up 4-0.
The Grasshoppers scored 1 in the second and 2 in the third to increase the margin to 7-0.
Holmen scored a run in the bottom of the fourth to pull within 7-2.
Prairie scored 3 runs in the sixth and held Holmen in the bottom of the sixth and seventh to gain the 10-2 victory.
Prairie scored 10 runs on 11 hits and committed 2 errors. Holmen scored 2 runs on just 3 hits and committed 1 error.
On July 18, Prairie beat Onalaska 6-2.
On July 19, Prairie lost to the La Crosse North Stars 4-1 in 8 innings.
On July 20, Prairie pounded Onalaska 10-3.
On July 20 in the championship game of the double elimination tournament, Prairie nipped the La Crosse North Stars 3-2 in 8 innings.